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ILAP Statement on Newly Arrived Families Seeking Asylum

In the last week, Portland has welcomed dozens of families from Central Africa who are fleeing persecution and seeking safety in Maine. It is heartwarming to see the City and people of Portland coming together to assist these newly arrived families. We recognize that they bring opportunity to our state, and that we have a humanitarian duty to provide any and all support that we can to those seeking safety and protection.

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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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