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Immigration Issues

Indiana's new immigration laws are under fire in federal court along with laws in Alabama which Indiana's were modeled after.

Immigration reform has become a contentious issue across the nation

Photo: Claudia De La Garza (Flickr)

Immigration reform has become a contentious issue across the nation

Indiana’s contentious immigration laws were proposed by Senator Mike Delph of Carmel, IN. After the bill passed this summer, it has come under fire from both the ACLU and the federal government. Lawsuits are currently pending in federal courts against both Alabama and Indiana’s tough new immigration laws.  But how do these laws affect life for Hoosiers?

Join us on Noon Edition this week as we talk about Indiana’s new immigration legislation and other issues for local immigrants. Visit this site to be part of our live chat, follow us on Twitter @NoonEdition, or join us on the air by calling in at 812-855-0811 or 1-877-285-WFIU.

Guests:

  • Christie Popp - Directing Attorney of Immigrants’ and Language Rights Center at Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
  • Rendy Schrader - Director of International Student & Scholar Advising, IU Office of International Services
  • Cheree Calabro – Co-founder of Indiana Federation for Immigration Reform and Enforcement (by phone)

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