Representatives to speak about border initiatives in Nogales - Tucson News Now

Representatives to speak about border initiatives in Nogales

NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A public discussion aboutimmigration will continue today with several Congressmen along the border inSouthern Arizona.

The event will be happeningin downtown Nogales, and is hosted by U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva and Texasrepresentatives Vela and O'Rourke; all three are on the Congressional BorderCaucus.  These three will be joined byofficials from the ACLU, the Kino Border Initiative and the produceindustry. 

Congressman Grijalva wantsto bring attention to the voices of the border communities and how people willbe affected by immigration reforms.

They will also be touringand talking about modernizing the ports of entry, and how important they arefor trade between the U.S. and Mexico.

The group will beanswering questions from the public, who will be able to ask on a ‘first come,first serve' basis.  The tour, hearingand press conference is all happening in Santa Cruz County in the Board ofSupervisors room at 1 p.m.

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