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Nelson Joins Civil Rights Groups in Support of Obama's Executive Order on Immigration

Friday, November 21, 2014

Janai Nelson speaking at the National Press Club

Janai Nelson, LDF Associate Director-Counsel, joined a host of Civil Rights organizations at the National Press Club in strong support for President Obama's executive order on immigration. Other organizations represented included Asian American Advancing Justice, Define America, the Human Rights Campaign, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the NAACP, the National Action Network, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, the National Council of La Raza, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, Rock the Vote and Voto Latino.

In her comments, Nelson stated, "Fixing our immigration system is not an option, it’s a necessity."

View the press conference on C-SPAN.