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'Day Without Immigrants' hits Austin's restaurant scene

Business Journal - Friday 17th February, 2017

Dozens of Austin restaurants kept the doors closed and the grills off Thursday as the "Day Without Immigrants" protest made its mark.

The scene was quiet at the usually buzzing Torchy's Tacos on South Congress Avenue ' eerily quiet given it was almost lunch time on a beautiful, warm day.

Organizers of the protest urged legal Americans as well as undocumented ones to participate in the boycott in response to roundups of undocumented immigrants in Austin and nationwide, and President Donald Trump's...

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