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Pedro Marin

Georgia state representative for Gwinnett and member of the "nucleus" of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials.

Together with fellow GALEO member State Sen. Sam Zamarripa (D-Atlanta), GALEO Executive Director Jerry Gonzalez and Tisha Tallman of MALDEF, was at the front of the October 7 Atlanta march. One of the organizers of that march was Teodoro Maus, a former Mexican consul general.

Despite - or perhaps because of - being Puerto Rican, is or was receiving $50,000/year as the Executive Director of Centro Mexicano De Atlanta/The Mexican Center Of Atlanta, Inc. Until a rather interesting restructuring, that Center had been located in the same building as the Atlanta Mexican consulate and had members of that consulate on its board. here, here

Pedro Marin watch

Affiliation: Democratic Party

Last modified Sep 7, 2014
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Immigration march organizers have foreign links - 08/15/08

... Zamarripa and GA state representative Pedro Marin, both members of the Democratic Party. 2. Jorge Mujica of the National Alliance for Immigrant Rights was an organizer of the March 10 Chicago march. He's also an official with Mexico's PRD party. Representatives of Mexico's other parties helped organize that and other Chicago marches (Irked Mexicans open alternate consulate). Those who spoke at...

Photo Feature: Immigration Reform, many pray, a few protest - 07/11/07

... political leaders like state Rep. Pedro Marin (D-Duluth) and state Sen. Curt Thompson (D-Norcross) also participated. The comments of both leaders caused many to feel uncomfortable as some said they were "full of hypocrisy." ...A few people from the group, The Samaritans, a Christian, humanitarian group that helps immigrants in the dessert, carried posters that read, "No more deaths on our...

Democrats Sam Zamarripa, Pedro Marin at march organized by former Mexican consul - 10/09/06

Yet another illegal immigration march was held on Saturday. This was in Atlanta and only an estimated 2000 people showed up. One of the organizers of the march was a former Mexican consul general. Two local Democratic Party elected officials led the march. This is yet another link between the Democratic Party and the Mexican government or institutions. According to the report "Latinos call for...

Pedro Marin has American challenger - 07/11/06

... member of the Georgia house, Pedro Marin has some questionable associations with the Mexican government.

Links between the Democratic Party and the Mexican government - 04/22/06

... founders include Sam Zamarripa and Pedro Marin. Both are indeed elected officials and Democrats. Los Angeles: One of the organizers of the L.A. rally - also involved on the national protests - allegedly has collaborated with the Mexican government. Former member of the racial separatist group MEChA - and Democratic Mayor of Los Angeles - Antonio Villaraigosa supported both the marches and the...

Mexican agents in the state houses? Part 2 - 08/10/04

... I blogged about Georgia Rep. Pedro Marin and his ties to the non-profit Mexican Center of Atlanta. The Mexican Center had had ties to the Mexican consulate before Marin was selected to be their director. That job paid him $50,000 per year. However, before he was hired the Center moved out of the Mexican consulate's offices and appeared to have disolved its links to the Mexican consulate. A...

Mexican agents in the state houses? - 02/28/04

FoxNews recently published 'Georgia Latinos Object to 'Illegal Aliens' Label': Each year, nearly 1 million foreigners unlawfully sneak into the United States. But don't call them "illegal aliens" because that's the moral equivalent of a racial slur, according to the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials. "We do find that term very offensive and liken it to the 'n' word as well," GALEO...

"Another push to give illegals a driver's license" - 02/08/04

From this: There's another effort underway under the gold dome to allow illegal immigrants to get a Georgia driver's license. A similar bill died last year. State Representative Barbara Mobley of Decatur authored the current bill which she said would just allow people who contribute to the state's economy to get to work... "For homeland security we have to have the community accounted for.