Children’s Groups Applaud Senate Passage Of Budget Path To Citizenship For Parents

By Harlem World Magazine

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“Congress has never been closer to creating a path to citizenship, something so desperately needed to bring a measure of stability to children in immigrant families,” said Wendy Cervantes, director of immigration and immigrant families at the Center for Law and Social Policy. “Bills already passed the House with bipartisan support. Now, the Senate has advanced the ball. There is still a long way to go, but Congress must complete its mission and finally deliver on these immigration reforms that have been under consideration for more than twenty years. The health and wellbeing of more than five million children are at stake.”

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