Western Growers promoted Napolitano as DHS secretary
Posted Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 4:13 pm
Back on November 20, 2008, Western Growers issued this press release:
Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif sent a letter to President-elect Barack Obama today commending him on his election victory and encouraging him to choose Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano to serve in his administration as Secretary of Department of Homeland Security.
...Indeed, over the years, Western Growers, whose members primarily operate in Arizona and California, has worked with the Governor on myriad immigration related policy issues including the Arizona employer sanctions law, port-of-entry improvements enhancing the flow of legal workers who commute daily from Mexico to our members' fields here in the U.S., and streamlining of the H-2A agricultural guest worker program.
Moreover, Gov. Napolitano brings significant law enforcement experience from her stint as Arizona's first female attorney general, experience that will serve your administration and this country very well in these precarious times. Finally, Gov. Napolitano possesses a moderate temperament that makes her an effective leader while fostering bipartisanship...