Friday, February 09, 2007

Director of US Citizensip and Immigrations Services on immigration reform:

''Immigration, as we all know, is the hot-button domestic issue of the day,'' Emilio Gonzalez, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, told the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce "And I'll go one step further and I'll tell you that immigration reform is probably as important as the civil rights movement was back in the '60s.''
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''The changes would be almost as dramatic,'' he told The Miami Herald. ``We are talking about how we treat 12 million people that are here, that are in the shadows. We are talking about how we treat legal immigrants. We're talking about how we bring in more people.

To read a Miami Herald article about Emilio Gonzalez' address to the Miami Chamber of Congress in the Miami Herald, click HERE.

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