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League Statement on Immigration. 01/31/2017

by Sarah Courtney

Washington, DC

The League of Women Voters President, Chris Carson, issued the following statement in response to President Trump's immigration ban:

"The League of Women Voters is opposed to deportation of non-criminal undocumented immigrants.

The League supports cities, towns, counties and states that make a decision not to cooperate with federal deportation and enforcement actions that include non-criminal undocumented immigrants. Moreover, the Trump Administration's orders are of dubious legality.

It is simply wrong, and a perversion of the American system of justice, for the Executive Branch to refuse to obey federal court orders.

The LWV is opposed to discrimination, including discrimination in immigration, based on religion. The Trump Administration's orders appear to be targeted at Muslims and immigrants from majority-Muslims nations."

Contact: Sarah Courtney

202-263-1332 |

scourtney@lwv.org

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In Memory Of Our League Members

Myrna "Dee" Peacock, Treasurer and Past President, July, 2016

Delrosa C Bruns, former member, July, 2016

Marion Ramlow, Past President and Activist, August, 2016