NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía to Testify Before Senate on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

April 19 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 Contact:
April 19, 2013                                                                      Julian Teixeira
                                                                                             (202) 776-1812

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Monday, April 22, Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La Raza), will testify at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on comprehensive immigration reform legislation.  NCLR recently praised legislation introduced by the bipartisan Gang of Eight that would overhaul the nation’s immigration system.  This is the second time in recent months that Murguía has testified before Congress on this critical issue.

WHAT:          Senate Committee on the Judiciary hearing, “Hearing on Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation”

WHO:           Janet Murguía, President and CEO, NCLR, and additional witnesses

WHEN:          Monday, April 22, 2013
                      10:00 a.m.

WHERE:        Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216
                      Constitution Avenue and Second Street, NE
                      Washington, D.C. 20002                   

NCLR—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans.  For more information on NCLR, please visit or follow along on Facebook and Twitter.


Issues: Immigration
Geography:California, Far West, Midwest, Northeast, Southeast, Texas