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Martin Heinrich on Immigration

 


Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling

Martin Heinrich told The Independent he opposes the newly-signed Arizona law, calling it racial profiling and a breach of individual privacy rights. Heinrich also said that the law shows the need for comprehensive, federal, immigration reform to pass Congress sooner rather than later.

"Arizona's misguided legislation is the wrong reaction to a very real issue. Passing laws that many of our citizens fear will institutionalize racial profiling is no solution," Rep. Martin Heinrich told

Source: New Mexico Independent on 2012 N.M. Senate debates, "Anti" , Apr 30, 2010

Arizona anti-immigrant law is racial profiling

The Independent in a statement. "That is why I feel it is so important for Congress to take up immigration reform this year."

Beyond saying that the law is racial profiling, the Congressman also said that it was a response to the lack of movement by Congress on immigration laws. "I am proud that here in New Mexico we value our diverse heritage, and I know that in Washington, D.C. we must rise to the challenge and fix this broken system once and for all," Heinrich told The Independent.

Source: New Mexico Independent on 2012 N.M. Senate debates, "Anti" , Apr 30, 2010

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