Posts in ILAP Statement
ILAP Testimony in Support of LD 1589: An Act To Protect the Liberty of Immigrants and Asylum Seekers in Maine and Opposition to LD1449: An Act To Facilitate Compliance with Federal Immigration Law

ILAP strongly supports LD 1589, a bill to protect the liberty of immigrants and asylum seekers in Maine, and opposes LD 1449, a bill to facilitate compliance with federal immigration law by state and local government entities. This testimony is from a hearing before the Judiciary Committee on May 22, 2019.

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ILAP's DREAM Act Sign-On Letter

The Dream Act was introduced last summer with bipartisan support. There is a push to get Congress to pass the Dream Act before January 19, 2018, by which Congress has to pass a new budget bill. ILAP is advocating for a “clean” Dream Act, meaning that there is nothing attached to it (like funding for a border wall or additional enforcement provisions). ILAP sent a sign-on letter to each member of the Maine congressional delegation, urging them to act swiftly on behalf of Dreamers. 34 organizations and groups signed on.

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