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Singaporeans rally against immigration

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SINGAPORE - Thousands of Singaporeans demonstrated on Saturday against a government plan to increase the island’s population through immigration. 

Allowing more immigrants to enter the city-state will erode the national identity and threaten livelihoods, they said.

Protesters gathered at Speakers' Corner at Hong Lim Park at the edge of the city's financial district on a rainy afternoon, many dressed in black and carrying signs opposing the plan.

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