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Summer 2007


Immigration was the focus of much discussion in the summer of 2007.The issues are complex and U.S. libraries as communities have taken different stances on serving undocumented people. With the “SecureBorders, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Reform Act” of 2007 having failed to pass the Senate, and the STRIVE ACT (“Security ThroughRegularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy” – H.R. 1645) stalledin the House, librarians must look ahead to safeguard human rights for immigrants who live and work among us as first priority.