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Nation’s largest immigration conference coming to Phoenix

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PHOENIX – The National Immigrant Integration Conference is set to arrive at the Phoenix Convention Center Dec. 10-12.

Co-hosted by Promise Arizona and the National Partnership for New Americans, the conference focuses on the rights of immigrants and the empowerment with others to address the issues faced regarding immigration in the U.S.

The theme for this year’s National Immigration Integration Conference (NIIC) is “Justice for all,” a powerful statement meant to symbolize the need for equal rights among all immigrants.

Many nationally recognized civil rights leaders will be in attendance, including Dolores Huerta, Bob Moses, Heather Boon, and Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL.).

Highlighting the event will be the “Arizona story,” a look into the strategies the state has taken to resist immigration reforms including the notorious Senate Bill 1070. A panel of speakers will highlight the actions taken by those defending the rights of immigrants at the conference, and will be moderated by the Petra Falcon, the executive director of Promise Arizona Petra Falcon.

The conference expects over 1,000 people to be in attendance of the event, and is encouraging others to register. One-day passes can be purchased, but three-day passes must be purchased if you are planning on attending more than one day.

Each registration includes full access to the conference and a meal.

To register and get more information about the event, visit the conference website.

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