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Council Unanimously Passes Immigration Proclamation Celebrating Contributions And Just Treatment Of Immigrants And Refugees In Los Alamos County

on September 1, 2017 - 9:13am

 

Members of the Los Alamos County Council listen as some 20 residents take turns expressing passionate views on the proposed immigration proclamation 'Celebrating the Contributions and Just Treatment of Immigrants and Refugees in the County of Los Alamos', which Council ultimately passed 7-0 during Tuesday's meeting in Council Chambers. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Residents line up to express their view on the County's immigration proclamation Tuesday in Council Chambers. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County Councilor Pete Sheehey explains why he brought the proclamation forward for a vote. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Former immigration officer Jim Nesmith speaks in favor of the proclamation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Francine Mendoza speaks against the immigration proclamation saying it is a federal government issue that should not be addressed at the County level. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Rabbi Jack Shlachter speaks in favor of the immigration proclamation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Becky Shankland speaks in favor of the immigration proclamation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Edwardo Santiago speaks in favor of the immigration proclamation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Amy Storey speaks in favor of the immigration proclamation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Lisa Shin speaks against the immigration proclamation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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