Restore Benefits to Legal Immigrants or Face a Poverty Dead-End

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Restore Benefits to Legal Immigrants or Face a Poverty Dead-End

Commentary
October 1, 1997

Abstract

[Los Angeles Times California: Government policies and farm economics are creating a sub-population of trapped workers and families. The long-awaited final report of the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform released two weeks ago calls for stepped-up efforts to draw immigrants into our cultural mainstream. Five years in the making, the bipartisan report underscores the need to teach immigrant adults and children English and to acquaint newcomers with the nation's civic values.

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