Immigration reform rally to be held at UTPA

Immigration reform rally to be held at UTPA

POSTED: Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 8:05am

UPDATED: Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 8:09am

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa as Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus announced he will join CHC Comprehensive Immigration Reform Task Force Chair, Congressman Luis Gutierrez and CHC member Congressman Filemon Vela for a series of events including a UTPA student rally on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, to discuss immigration reform and health care.

The schedule events include:

  • 1:30-p.m. 2:30 p.m.-- Health Care Panel Discussion at Doctors Hospital Renaissance at Edinburg Conference Center (McColl & Alberta) Attendees will include elected officials from Hidalgo and Cameron Counties.
  • 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.--Comprehensive Immigration Reform Rally at UTPA outside of the ITT Building. UTPA has one of the largest populations of DREAMERS in the nation enrolled in university classes.
  • 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. --Community Stakeholder Meeting on Immigration Reform at UTPA's ITT Building, Executive Room. Attendees include: Several RGV City Managers, Agriculture Representatives, several school Superintendents, UTPA and STC Presidents, representatives from local Economic Development Councils, all Port of Entry Directors, and local Chamber of Commerce representatives.

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