Press Conference

PRESS CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS THE IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION POLICY CHANGES, RESPONSES, AND THE FATE OF CHILDREN

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 20, 2019   Contacts: Carolyn O’Connor  oconnor20@cox.net 602-614-0323   Esther Durán Lumm lumm2@cox.net 602-390-7951   PRESS CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS THE IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION POLICY CHANGES, RESPONSES, AND THE FATE OF CHILDREN   Wednesday, September 25, 2019   •   9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. Arizona State Capitol 1700 W. Washington Street […]

Advocacy

SB1247 does not close gaps in abuse prevention for immigrant children in state licensed facilities

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To address Southwest Key Programs failures in protecting children and youth detained in state licensed facilities, Governor Ducey signed SB1247 on April 24, 2019 during the AZ legislative Fifty-fourth Legislature, First Regular Session. Uncage and Reunite Families Coalition (URFC) initially supported SB1247 sponsored by Sen. Brophy McGee before she twice amended it. However, SB1247, as […]