Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump drew an estimated 15,000 people to a rally in Dallas, Texas, Monday, where he again hammered on the failures of the immigration system to protect the interests of American citizens.
"You people are suffering," Trump declared to the enthusiastic crowd. "I'm in New York, but they're in New York, too. They're all over the place," he said about those in the country illegally.
"It's disgusting what's happening to our country," he said, saying the U.S. has become "a dumping ground for the rest of the world."
Trump called for changes that would promote legal immigration and discourage illegal entrance into the country and promising that his campaign is just getting cranked up.
"This is a movement that's happening," he said. "Now it's time to really start, because this is going to happen, I'm telling you, I'm not going anywhere."
The Republican frontrunner earned several standing ovations during the speech. Local NBC News-affiliate reports that while tickets to the event were free, after they were all given out they were selling for $100 online.
The huge rally was met with around 1000 "Dump Trump" protestors, organized by the area's chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens. The group marched from the Dallas Roman Catholic cathedral to the American Airlines Center, where the large rally was held. No disturbances were reported, but NBC 5 notes that at least one protestor carried a Trump pinata.
Video via NBC 5.