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Immigration reform could unite children, parents

Children of Immigrants

Santa Cruz Sentinel, by Naomi Nishihara

Thousands of foster care children in California may be reunited with their parents if immigration reform passes in Congress.

Currently, millions of children — even those who are U.S. citizens — risk becoming “immigration orphans” if their undocumented parents are deported.

California is home to the highest population of undocumented immigrants in the country, and more and more children have been left parentless, and even institutionalized, as growing numbers of undocumented immigrants are expelled. …Read more