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Napolitano Steps up for Immigration Reform in Recent Statements

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Secretary Janet Napolitano is finally coming out in stronger support of immigration reform, giving us a glimpse of the Arizona governor who, at various points in her career, strongly advocated the need for comprehensive immigration reform.

After facing much criticism regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s maintenance of Bush-styled enforcement strategies, Secretary Napolitano expressed her commitment to comprehensive immigration reform at an August 20,2009 White House Meeting on Immigration. Following the get-together, America’s Voice executive director, Frank Sharry, said:

Secretary Napolitano needs to speak up on immigration as only she can…we want to see her explain to the American public why comprehensive immigration reform is the way to solve this problem.