Councilman Michael Nowakowski Set to Welcome Andrés Manuel López ObradorCouncilman Michael Nowakowski Set to Welcome Andrés Manuel López Obrador<div class="ExternalClass53FA6C6B905C4258844918F93088B5D5"><p>​Councilman Michael Nowakowski is set to meet with Andrés Manuel López Obrador, president of Mexico's National Regeneration Movement (Morena), on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. López Obrador, is visiting Phoenix, including six other U.S. cities, as part of his strategy to defend the rights of compatriots in U.S. territory against President Donald Trump's anti-immigration policies and the creation of a civic front against discrimination. <br> <br>López Obrador’s visit to Phoenix, Ariz. is in response to his commitment to defend and support Mexican migrants in any circumstance involving discrimination and violation of their human rights. <br> <br><strong>Councilman Michael Nowakowski will be meeting with López Obrador to discuss the local immigrant community’s growing fear of President Donald Trump's anti-immigration policies and separation of families. The meeting also will include a focus on collaborating to identify and make resources available for the immigrant community.</strong> <br> <br>As part of his visit, López Obrador will announce the creation of a commission of MORENA in the state of Arizona that will seek to protect the nationals, giving legal support, through a group of lawyers who will defend the migrants who need it. <br> <br>López Obrador also will be hosting a public meeting on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Plaza Las Tradiciones, 1602 E. Roosevelt St. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and López Obrador will speak at 6 p.m. Members of the public and media are invited to attend this meeting. </p></div>3/7/2017 7:00:00 AMFelicita Mendoza602-262-7492