The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), under President Obama, has initiated a lawsuit against the State of Arizona due to the controversial immigration law, S.B. 1070, which was signed by Governor Jan Brewer this past April. Citing the sole right of the federal government to regulate immigration, the DOJ hopes that the courts will strike down the law on constitutional grounds.
Immediately following the signing of this law, Melissa united her voice with immigrant advocates in calling on the federal government to intervene before this law would take effect:
Last week, Melissa joined immigrant communities and other elected officials last week called on Major League Baseball (MLB) to move the All Star Game out of Arizona in response to S.B. 1070.
To send a free fax thanking President Obama for initiating the Arizona lawsuit and calling for his continued leadership by ushering comprehensive immigration reform through Congress, click here.