Green one of several lawmakers arrested in Capitol Hill protest
POSTED: Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 5:00am
UPDATED: Friday, October 11, 2013 - 9:28am
Green has been a vocal supporter of comprehensive immigration reform
Washington, D.C. — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Rep. Al Green, D-Houston, was one of eight lawmakers arrested by U.S. Capitol police on Tuesday in a symbolic act of civil disobedience and a protest to House Republicans who have blocked a comprehensive immigration reform bill.
Green has been a vocal supporter of comprehensive immigration reform, which would provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented immigrants in this country illegally.
To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/10/rep-al-green-one-of-several-lawmakers-arrested-in-capitol-hill-protest/?cmpid=hpts