Ellison to hold forum on immigration reform


U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison is holding a community forum on immigration reform this Saturday, June 23, at 2 p.m.

The Congressman will be joined at Washburn High School, 201 W. 49th St., by Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), author of the STRIVE Act (the Security Through Regularized Immigration and Vibrant Economy Act of 2007) a proposal for comprehensive immigration reform.

The forum will include a panel of people from the labor movement, the faith community and the Hispanic, Somali and Hmong communities.

Gutierrez and Ellison will moderate the panel and take questions from the audience.