Monday, December 21, 2009

ACLU: Workers and Same-Sex Couples Need Protection in CIR

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Unveiled
Bill Addresses Longstanding Problems in Immigration Enforcement Practices but Fails to Protect Workers and Same-Sex Couples

December 16, 2009
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WASHINGTON – Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL), along with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus and the Congressional Progressive Caucus, introduced late Tuesday HR 4321, The Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America's Security and Prosperity Act of 2009 (CIR ASAP), legislation that takes major strides toward repairing America’s broken immigration system. The American Civil Liberties Union strongly supports responsible reforms to U.S. immigration policy and calls on Congress to ensure that any legislation protects the civil rights, civil liberties and human rights of everyone in the United States, regardless of his or her immigration status. [...]

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