For Immediate Release
June 25, 2009

Contact: Eric Wagner (213) 747-7606, ext. 4427
Email: ewagner@naleo.org


NALEO ISSUES STATEMENT ON WHITE HOUSE
COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION MEETING



LOS ANGELES The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) issued the following statement regarding today’s White House meeting among President Obama and congressional leaders on comprehensive immigration reform:

“We are encouraged by what we've learned about the meeting today between President Obama and members of Congress about the prospects for comprehensive immigration reform.

It is important that this meeting was bipartisan. It will require the cooperation of both parties to repair our nation's broken immigration system.

Ultimately, what matters is action, and we encourage the participants of today's meeting to immediately begin the important work ahead.”

 


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The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials is the leadership organization of the nation's more than 6,000 Latino elected and appointed officials.