Immigration was the focus of much discussion in the summer of 2007.The issues are complex and U.S. libraries as communities have taken different stances on serving undocumented people. With the “Secure Borders, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Reform Act” of 2007 having failed to pass the Senate, and the STRIVE ACT (“Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy” – H.R. 1645) stalled in the House, librarians must look ahead to safeguard human rights for immigrants who live and work among us as ﬁrst priority.
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Progressive Librarian, issue 29, p. 51-54
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McCook, Kathleen de la Peña, "Librarians as Advocates for the Human Rights of Immigrants" (2007). School of Information Faculty Publications. 120.