Thursday, July 7, 2011

Ohio's Immigration Law Under Fire From Both Sides
(June 23, 2011)

CINCINNATI — Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones has sent a letter to Gov. John Kasich urging him to pass a tough immigration policy, similar to the laws they have in Arizona.

But a group of more than a dozen religous leaders, also from southwest Ohio, believes that state laws need to be crafted to welcome and support immigrants.

They are pushing for a "fair and equitable" immigration policy, reported ONN's Lot Tan on Thursday.

"Parishes have dealt with undocumented parents, who after being cited by local officials for a minor infractions of the law, have been torn apart from their families and deported to countries where their children can't follow," said Rev. Dennis Schnurr, Archdiocese of Cincinnati...[Full Article]