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The “Family Values” Case for Immigration Reform

February 4, 2013, 10:25 am | Posted by Casey Schoeneberger

John Gehring, Catholic program director at Faith in Public Life, teamed up with Santa Clara University religious studies professor Kristin Heyer, to make a family values case for comprehensive immigration reform in yesterday’s San Jose Mercury News.

Heyer and Gehring write:

If you believe some conservatives, the biggest threat to “family values” is same-sex marriage. Yet these same elected officials wash their hands of a U.S. immigration system that tears parents from children, exploits migrants and leaves families in disarray.

You can read the full op-ed here.




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