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Philadelphia Cancels Cinco de Mayo Festivities

The eastern U.S. city of Philadelphia has canceled this year's celebration of Cinco de Mayo, an event that attracts as many as 15,000 people. Edgar Ramirez, one of the event's organizers, said the unanimous decision by the planners was "sad," but it was the "responsible" thing to do because of "the severe conditions affecting the immigrant community." Ramirez said the organizers were afraid federal immigration officers would stage a raid on the...

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