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UUJAZ supports sanctuary and the call for “administrative closure” of the deportation order facing Rosa Robles Loreto. 
Rosa, her husband Gerardo and their two sons entered into sanctuary at the Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson on Thursday August 7.The family will stay on church grounds until immigration officials agree to close her case,

For more information and to support closing Rosa's deportation order visit the Rosa Robles Loreto-Sanctuary Facebook page.

Injunction Granted in Puente V. Arpaio
PHOENIX – January 5, 2015-Federal Judge David Campbell today put a stop to the workplace raids that have torn apart countless families in Maricopa County.Judge Campbell determined that the raids instigated by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and supported by Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery are likely unconstitutional and must be stopped, at least until a final decision is rendered in a class action lawsuit.  Today’s preliminary injunction in Puente v. Arpaio bars Arpaio and Montgomery from enforcing portions of two Arizona statutes, A.R.S. § 13-2008 and § 13-2009 that have been using to criminalize undocumented workers.
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Support for Public Banking In Arizona Is Growing

Arizonans for a New Economy believes that creation of a state bank would go a long way toward making Arizona financially healthy again. Across the country, states and cities have billions of dollars sitting in rainy day funds that are held by Wall Street banks, such Bank of America, Chase, or Wells Fargo. Taxpayers don’t benefit from the money held by these big banks because when Wall Street banks invest our money, they invest it on Wall Street, and the profits go to their shareholders– not to the states, cities, or citizens. Public banks manage the state’s funds– tax revenue and other monies, including federal grants and matching funds– and invest the money in the public interest on Main Street, instead of in theshareholders’ interest on Wall Street 

UUJAZ Is a supporter of Arizonans for a New Economy.

January's UUJAZ Quarter Notes

Newsletter is now available!

Valley UU sponsors Immigration Forum in Chandler on Feb. 10th

VUU Community Forum on Immigration
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 7:00pm-8:30pm
Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation
6400 W. Del Rio, Chandler, AZ 85226

For more information CLICK HERE!