Tucson An Immigrant Welcoming City

"Tucson is a city with roots in many cultures. That diversity adds to our strength. It helps us not fear change even as we celebrate our traditions." — Mayor Jonathan Rothschild

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild

On August 7, 2012, Mayor and Council voted to support resolution No. 21944, establishing the City of Tucson as an “Immigrant Welcoming City.” The resolution committed the city to engaging in an ongoing dialogue around immigrant rights issues. Its passage on a 6-1 vote demonstrates the pledge by city leaders to establish a city that values the contributions of all residents, regardless of background.

Our city’s identity is built upon its promise of equality, esteem for diversity, and commitment to innovation. Tucson shares influences of Spanish, Mexican, European, and indigenous cultures which come together to make our city unique. Both Tucson and the nation have prospered because of the contributions of hardworking, aspiring immigrants.

The City of Tucson believes in the human dignity of all residents. We recognize the importance of immigrants’ many contributions to the social and economic fabric of our region, and we hope you will join us in celebrating Tucson’s diversity. The influence of different cultures and communities has been a formative part of Tucson’s past, present, and future.

Let’s all do our part to make Tucson an ‘Immigrant Welcoming City’

In Community, Council Member, Regina Romero

Council Member, Regina Romero