CHARLESTON, SC 11/21/2011 -- Protesters were in South Carolina on Sunday to demonstrate against the state's new law immigration law.
The law, which goes into effect in January, would require state and local law enforcement agents who make traffic stops to check the person's legal status.
The leader of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus was there fighting against the law, too.
"People have the misconception that we become legal in this country and that's it. No, it takes 10, 15 years. It is not an easy way out. We just want respect, we want a right to raise our children in a country to be apart. Because America was built on immigrants. Remember, America was built on immigrants," said Diana Salazar.
Legal immigrants say they're worried about profiling.