Hopes Rise That U.S. Will Adopt Fair Policies for Immigrants
Catholic and other immigrant advocates have expressed optimism about the chances for new laws and regulations that they hope will make immigration more legal, orderly and safe, including amnesty for some people in the United States illegally.
Mexican President Vicente Fox has made it clear that he would like the U.S. border with his country to become more open.
President Bush seems to be supporting some of Fox's proposals.
At a July 18 news conference at the Capitol, a handful of senators and a spokesman for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voiced their support for a legalization program.
"We are heartened by reports that the administration is considering legalization," said Kevin Appleby, director of …
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Publication information: Article title: Hopes Rise That U.S. Will Adopt Fair Policies for Immigrants. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: National Catholic Reporter. Volume: 37. Issue: 36 Publication date: August 10, 2001. Page number: 8. © 2009 National Catholic Reporter. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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