9/11/13 Meria interviews Karen Tumlin, Managing Attorney for the L.A. office of the National Immigration Law Center. With Syria in the news immigration reform is getting pushed to the back of the bus, but we need it now. Congress needs to move forward prior to 2014 elections;Oct 5th rallies in 60 cities; Civil rights and SB1070; immigrants are both legal and illegal; what about the poor? Fact resistent studies and myths on immigrants; 11 million undocumented workers in the US; the human toll of deportation; 190,000 deportations this year alone; a 13 YEAR path to citizenship – long and expensive! border security costs; modern day slavery; the Dreamers and Arizona; the so-called SAFE act is an enforcement only bill – SB1070 on steroids; Stop and Frisk and what we can do and should do about it.
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