Drug Policy & Immigration Reform: Bridging the Gap and Keeping Families


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Convictions for minor drug offenses result in harsher consequences for non-U.S. citizens, including deportation and permanent separation of families. Hundreds of thousands of people have been deported from the U.S. in recent years for nothing more than
a minor drug law violation. California is developing landmark legislation to protect people arrested for minor drug law violations from deportation, as well as from loss of federal housing and educational benefits. How did this model emerge? And how can it be replicated?
Armando Gudiño, Policy Manager, Drug Policy Alliance, Los Angeles, CA
• Angie Junck, Supervising Attorney, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, San Francisco, CA
• Joseph Villela, Senior Policy Advocate, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
• Grace Meng, Senior Researcher, Human Rights Watch, New York, NY
• Jeanette Zanipatin, Staff Attorney, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Sacramento, CA

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