Marie Lopez Rogers
National League of Cities Statement on Introduction of Immigration Reform
NLC President Marie Lopez Rogers, mayor, Avondale, AZ responded to the introduction of the immigration reform bill in the Senate, and stressed that NLC will be working to make sure the unique needs of our nation's cities and towns are reflected in the bill.
Feburary 11, 2013
Immigration Op-Ed: Immigration reform tied to future of cities, towns
Mayor Rogers penned an immigration op-ed in her local newspaper where she called on Congress to acknowledge the economic vitality that immigration brings to the country and adopt a reform policy that supports secure borders and a path to citizenship for the millions of immigrants currently contributing to our local and national economies.
Janurary 29, 2013
Remarks by the President on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
NLC President Marie Lopez Rogers attended President Obama's recent immigration speech in Las Vegas, where the President mentioned her in his public remarks.
Janurary 29, 2013
NLC President Pushes for Comprehensive Reform of Broken Immigration System
NLC President Marie Lopez Rogers attended the President's immigration speech in Las Vegas, releasing a statement in response that supports a comprehensive immigration system.
Janurary 28, 2013
National League of Cities Encouraged by Bipartisan Approach to Immigration
NLC released a statement in response to the immigration framework announced by Senator Schumer and the bipartisan Senate group saying, "We are encouraged by the bipartisan nature of the effort, and hope it will be seen as the beginning of the long awaited and much needed process."
July 21, 2010
NLC Renews Call for Federal Action on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
At the conclusion of its 2010 summer board meeting in Riverside, CA, the NLC Board of Directors voiced its opposition to Arizona's immigration law and renewed its call for Congress and the Obama administration to immediately enact comprehensive immigration reform.
NLC Resolution in Support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
NLC Resolution adopted at the 2012 Congress of Cities.
Legislative Priority: Fix the Nation's Broken Immigration System
One-page issue brief outlining NLC's legislative position on immigration, key messages to Congress and the Administration.