Could Donald Trump be headed back to Arizona?

FOX 10's Nicole Garcia reports.

- Donald Trump may be returning to the valley. A spokesperson for the Phoenix Convention Center confirms Trump's staff was in town to look at the location for a possible event next week.

Trump is currently at the center of a widespread controversy concerning his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States.

So the question is: What kind of welcome will Trump receive in Arizona?

Already, news of Trump's potential visit has stirred some controversy and division. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is not going to be rolling out the welcome mat for the Republican presidential candidate, while one council member probably would.

The Mayor released this statement:

"I hope that Donald Trump does not bring his hateful message of division and intolerance back to Phoenix.  He has a First Amendment right to spew vile rhetoric, but his brand of increasingly overt racism is in complete contrast to our values as a city."

Meanwhile, council member Sal DiCiccio's view was quite different, saying "I think it is fantastic that Donald Trump is coming into town.  There is a reason why we have early primaries so that Arizona citizens can have the opportunity to see all the candidates.  There are those, including the mayor, who want to politicize and make these bad events when in fact, these are fantastic things for the state of Arizona."

Some valley Muslims are concerned about a possible Trump rally in the wake of his proposal to ban immigrant Muslims from entering the U.S.

"I feel like he is a great businessman and right now he's selling fear.. I'm worried his presence here will encourage that narrative of fear mongering and encouraging people to further the divide of understanding," said Laila Ikram.  "At the end of the day, he's just un-American."

Nothing is official yet. It has not yet been confirmed if and where Trump will host a rally here in Phoenix next week.

A representative for the Phoenix Convention Center says Trump's campaign contacted them, but is also considering another venue in town.

A new poll shows among Republican primary voters, 38 percent support Trump's proposed moratorium on new Muslim immigrants and visitors. 48 percent say their view of Muslims is unfavorable.


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