April 29th, 2010
12:28 PM ET

Shakira in Arizona to protest new immigration law


Editor's Note: Grammy Award winner, singer, songwriter and philanthropist Shakira is heading to Phoenix , Arizona, to lend a voice in the immigration debate. Tonight she talks to Dr. Sanjay Gupta about what she hopes to accomplish. Watch “AC360,” tonight at 10 ET on CNN.

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Two popular singers are in Arizona on Thursday to voice their opposition to the state's tough new immigration law.

Grammy Award-winning Colombian singer Shakira will meet with Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon at City Hall in the evening. Gordon has called the law unconstitutional and has said he may sue on behalf of the city to stop the law from taking effect.

Legendary singer-songwriter Linda Ronstadt will attend a rally that organizers say will draw thousands. Ronstadt grew up in a Mexican-American family in Tucson.

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