As a number of states consider introducing similar legislation, leaders seek concrete action from the Department of Justice to Invalidate unconstitutional Laws; the impact affects business, Latino community.
Washington, DC - Today, Arizona officials, labor, business, human rights and faith leaders will meet at 2:45pm with Tom Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice to discuss the concrete actions that the Department of Justice will take to invalidate Arizona's new immigration enforcement law (SB1070) and its impact to the Latino community.
WHAT: Arizona Legislators, Labor, Business, Faith and Civil Rights Leaders Meet with Department of Justice on Arizona's Racial Profiling Law
WHEN: Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 3:45pm EST.
WHERE: Outside the U.S. Department of Justice on Constitution Ave, between 9 and 10 Street, NW.
WHO: Mary Rose Wilcox, Maricopa County Supervisor, Arizona; Kyrsten Sinema, Arizona State Representative; Eliseo Medina, Service Employees International Union; Daniel Ortega, Board Chairman of National Council of La Raza; Jennifer Allen, Border Action Network, Arizona; Carlos Garcia, Puente, Arizona; Rev. Saul Montiel, Epworth United Methodist Church, Arizona; Sheridan Bailey, Ironcon Enterprises, Arizona; and Ian Danley, Neighborhood Ministries, Arizona.
Natali Fani 301.442.8459 / Natali@mateagroup.com