Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Immigration Law Topic Of Forum.(New Mexico & The West)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Confusion over recent changes in immigration law has helped launch a forum that aims to clarify the issue.

"The New Changes in Immigration Law" and "Discrimination In Employment, Housing and Public Accommodations" will be discussion topics during the meeting that will be Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Holy Rosary Church at 5415 Fortuna Road NW.

Late last month then-President Clinton signed into law the Legal Immigration and Family Equity Act. One provision in the act temporarily renews Section 245(i) a clause included in the 1996 Immigration and Nationality Act that allowed some immigrants who were in the United States illegally to apply for immigrant visas or green cards while they waited in this country. …

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