Immigration Reform Activists Plan Phoenix March For Oct. 5

September 18, 2013

Immigration reform activists are planning a mass demonstration next month here in PhoenixMaricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox says the 11 million de-facto citizens living in America need to be recognized through passage of comprehensive immigration reform legislation.

“We have a small window of opportunity has Congress meets in Washington and we must say it is time to act,” Wilcox said. “There are a lot of pressing issues but immigration is the most pressing and the most humane.”

Organizers expect thousands to turn out for the march on Oct. 5.  It’s one of 80 marches, rallies and other events scheduled as part of the ‘National Day of Dignity and Respect.’

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