Rep. Grijalva arrested in planned pro-immigration reform rally in Washington
Photo courtesy of Congressman Grijalva's Office
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.
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