Immigration and Civil Liberties

January 14, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Social Science, Political Science, Civics
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Immigration and Civil Liberties

Presented by: Sandra Saravia & Christopher Pelch

Getting Started 

What are Civil Liberties? – – “such a right as guaranteed by the laws of a country, as in the U.S. by the Bill of Rights.” – However, there is the idea of basic human rights, which citizens of the world are all equally entitled to.

Consider this interesting difference as we move through our presentation.

Where are we Today?   

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– Note the perception by some of rights vs. privileges

Policy Making & Civil Liberties DREAM Act: the Development Relief Education for Alien Minors Act  HR 4437: the Border Anti-terrorism, QuickTime™ are decompressor needed Protection, toand seeathis picture. QuickTime™ are decompressor neededand toand see a this picture. Illegal QuickTime™ are decompressor needed toand seeathisImmigration picture. QuickTime™ are decompressor needed toand see athis Control Act ofpicture. 2005  HR 1502: the Civil Liberties Restoration Act  ICE: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency 

Organizations Supporting Greater Civil Liberties for Immigrants  

ACLU: American Civil Liberties Union CHIRLA: Coalition of Humane Immigration Rights in Los Angeles

Organizations Aimed at Reducing the amount of Immigration 

FAIR: Federation for American Immigration Reform Minutemen Project:

Looking to the Future 

What role does the issue of civil liberties for immigrants play in future comprehensive reform? Is comprehensive immigration reform realistic?

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