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DESERET NEWS: Immigrant Children's Access to Education, Public Assistance may be Targets of State Proposals in 2012

Absent comprehensive federal immigration reform in 2012, advocates for illegal immigrants are bracing for another wave of state legislative proposals in 2012 intended to restrict children's access to education systems and public assistance programs.

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE: Former Bush Official Warns Against ‘Ugly’ Immigration Rhetoric

A former official in President George W. Bush’s administration said the immigration debate has been co-opted by zero-population control groups touting a brand of nationalism that’s damaging the Republican Party with Latinos.

"We call on the administration to prioritize release of immigrant families in all cases. We
urge the administration to assign social workers to manage familiesʼ cases rather than
placing them in detention. For families without housing, the administration should
partner with non-profit shelter or child welfare organizations experienced in supporting
asylum-seeking and immigrant families to resolve any issues preventing the direct
release of families. Social workers with proven track records providing family and child

DESERET NEWS: Catholic Bishops, Advocates to Meet in Salt Lake to Discuss Immigration Reform

Fixing the nation's broken immigration system is a federal responsibility, says Bishop John C. Wester of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City.

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CONTACTO: Wendy Rhein
202-635-5825  wrhein@cliniclegal.org
 

CLINIC aplaude revisión de normativa sobre exenciones migratorias

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