Arizona Democrat Rep. Raúl Grijalva, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus joins DN! "This shutdown is contrived," Grijalva says. In speaking about shutdown, Grijalva objects to oil and gas exploration being allowed on federal land while the public remains locked out. He continues to push for the passage of comprehensive immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship. He was among eight Democratic lawmakers arrested on Tuesday in a large civil disobedience rally for immigration reform on the National Mall.