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Children of Immigrants Share Their ‘American Story’ in New PSAs

Children of Immigrants

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By Sameer Rao

5/26/16

A new public service announcement (PSA) campaign features children of immigrants addressing their fear that their parents will be deported. The television and radio PSAs began airing yesterday (May 25) in support of comprehensive immigration reform.

“Every day, when I wait for my mom to pick me up from school, I get scared that she won’t be able to come,” a child says in one PSA, while viewers see footage of a kid sitting alone on a school stairwell. “I wish my family could stay here together,” another child says.

Child advocacy group First Focus …

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