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Hillary Clinton addressed the crowd. (Photo: Ross Barkan)

During a speech in New York last week for victims of the 9/11 attacks, Hillary Clinton was interrupted by immigration protestors.

According to multiple reports, the small group of protestors chanted « undocumented, unafraid » at the end of the speech, but Clinton did not respond to them.

Some wore T-shirts reading « Will you deport my family? »

The protestors were escorted out by security.

According to Business Insider, one of the protestors, Mateo Tabares, 19, told reporters they were there to ask Clinton why she would deport their families. Tabares said Clinton opposed action by President Obama to prevent some deportations.

Clinton did not respond to multiple questions from a reporter for her reaction to the protestors, according to Business Insider.

In her remarks, Clinton called on Congress to extend the Zadroga Act, which aids people with health problems stemming from the 9/11 attacks. Its programs are set to expire in 2015…

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