Skip to comments.Arizona state representative arrested during ‘Dreamer’ protest in DC
Posted on 03/05/2018 3:45:05 PM PST by EdnaMode
An Arizona state representative was among the dozens of people arrested on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Monday while participating in a protest for undocumented immigrants.
Rep. Isela Blanc, D-Tempe, was one of the 87 people who were arrested during Mondays protest, Tomas Robles, the co-director of LUCHA, told KTAR News 92.3 FM.
Eva Malecki, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Capitol Police, told KTAR News 92.3 FM that 68 people were arrested at the Mall for unlawful demonstration activities and were charged with crowding, obstructing or incommoding.
Twenty-eight of those individuals also were charged with resisting arrest, Malecki said.
Nineteen more people were arrested and charged with crowding, obstructing or incommoding for unlawful demonstration activities in the Longworth House Office Building.
Blanc was in Washington, D.C. with members of the Arizona-based advocacy organization Living United for Change in Arizona, otherwise known as LUCHA, to demand that Congress pass comprehensive immigration reform.
(Excerpt) Read more at ktar.com ...
to bother, disturb, or inconvenience.
Any elected official promoting amnesty for fraudulently documented foreigners should be arrested.
Most of Congress would be detained.
In the toilet. As in Democrat ideas for the USA.
Arizona Rep. Isela Blanc explains her former undocumented status
In August 1978, Mrs. Blanc came to the U.S. from Guadalajara, México, at 7 years old with her mother, father and two younger sisters on visiting visas. ...
Becoming a legal resident at 16 years old, Mrs. Blanc said she was shocked a Republican president passed an amnesty bill altering her life in a huge way. Her family became U.S. citizens in mid-1988, two years after the amnesty bill was created...
Yeah, I also learned a new word.
Are you listening Donald?
Are we willing to go to jail to protect and defend our Constitution and the Rule of Law?
Count me in!
If it's a fight they want...
Legal naturalized citizen since 1956... crime-free...
No one needs to ask me if I will be productive law-abiding citizen. I was vetted; I've lived it.
These people might have a better chance of being heard if they’d stop screaming, carrying signs demanding stuff-and not name their organization with a word that means “fight”...
Thanks for the info. So I guess that makes her a “dreamer.”
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