(KFYI News) Getting more minorities into politics is the goal of a national non-partisan organization focused on training first-and-second generation immigrants about becoming public officials.
The New American Leader Project just finished a two day conference in Phoenix. Organizers say they are teaching people about running elections, fundraising, and other things important to operating a successful campaign.
Some fear undocumented people will try to circumvent the elections process with the help of this program. Organizers say that's far from the case…emphasizing that naturalized citizens are the only ones allowed to run for public office.