Rep. Grijalva arrested in planned pro-immigration reform rally in Washington

Photo courtesy of Congressman Grijalva's Office

Rep. Grijalva arrested in planned pro-immigration reform rally in Washington

By Taylor Higgins. CREATED Oct 8, 2013

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Congressman Raul Grijalva was arrested Tuesday during a sit-in protest  in support of immigration reform in Washington, DC.

Congressman Raul Grijalva was among several members of Congress who took part in the rally Tuesday.

In addition, Phoenix resident Gina Sanchez, an undocumented mother of three and volunteer for Promise Arizona, also was arrested.

Grijalva and Sanchez were among a group of about 200 people who were scheduled to block the street in front of the U.S. Capitol in a statement of support for federal immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship.

KGUN 9 On Your Side is working to get more information. Stay with us for updates.

 

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