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Statement regarding GOP reaction to Obama immigration plan


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 18, 2013

Statement regarding GOP reaction to Obama immigration plan


Promise Arizona Executive Director Petra Falcon,
Promise Arizona Communications Director James Garcia, 602-460-1374,

PHOENIX – “The Republican Party’s reaction to the President’s immigration proposal is very disappointing. Given that the President’s proposal is not far from the principles the GOP has put forward, we worry they’re simply putting politics before people. The lives of millions of families hang in the balance, and we urge all sides of the debate to put the families first.  The current system is wreaking havoc on our communities – separating loved ones — and we need reform now.”

– Petra Falcon, Executive Director, Promise Arizona

About Promise Arizona

Promise Arizona’s mission is to recruit, train, and support a new generation of leaders from across the state to build a new Arizona, one in which all residents have the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Born out of the fight against an increasingly hostile, anti-immigrant environment, Promise Arizona is building the organizational infrastructure needed to make a difference in the lives of immigrant families.