Mayor Marie Lopez-Rogers Publishes Editorial on the Role of Local Governments and the Need for Immigration Reform

NARC Board Member, National League of Cities President, and Mayor of Avondale, AZ, The Honorable Marie Lopez Rogers published an editorial highlighting the responsibilities and challenges local governments face in dealing with immigration issues. Promoting a call to action in Washington, Lopez Rogers stated, “As city leaders, we have no control over the regulation of immigration, yet we must deal with the responsibility for integrating immigrants into our communities and providing the services necessary for stable neighborhoods… reform will provide cities and towns with the support needed to integrate immigrants into our communities and allow them to make cultural and economic contributions to the nation.” Read the full editorial here.

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