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Prof. Peter L. Markowitz writes: "I wanted to draw your attention to a piece posted today [Jan. 16, 2017] on the Huffington Post by Prof. Stephen Legomsky urging President Obama to use his last few days in office to issue a categorical pardon protecting 100,000-200,000 lawful permanent residents from deportation based on the most minor criminal convictions. Steve's piece is available here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephen-legomsky/pardoning-lawful-immigran_b_14203040.html
Steve's posting follows on the heals of several bog boosts this week for the campaign pressing Obama to issue a categorical immigration pardon for LPR's with minor convictions. In addition to Steve's piece, this week:
Can you help? Here’s how:
We believe that this effort is important, even if the President does not grant our request, to make clear that we will not stand for the demonization of immigrants who have had contact with the criminal justice system.
@POTUS Make ur final act -- a #POTUSpardon of longtime resident immigrants to keep 1000s of families together http://tinyurl.com/hy8jjz
4 days. 1 action. Over 200,000 lives. @POTUS sign #POTUSpardon to keep longtime immigrants with their families. #HereToStay
@POTUS Act before you can’t. Sign #POTUSpardon to keep longtime resident immigrants w minor convictions at home
Deporter in Chief or Family Defender? What is @POTUS immigration legacy? Can pardon LPRs w minor convictions, protect families #POTUSpardon
Reps of Congress, Local Electeds, Imm Orgs agree: @POTUS must pardon immigrants w minor convictions NOW #POTUSpardon http://bit.ly/POTUSPardon"