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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/27/2021 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: To comment on an item at this meeting, click here, Click to watch live, Live Testimony - Support 21-0495.pdf, Written Testimony - Support 21-0495.pdf, Proposed Substitute to Immigration Resolution 21-0495.pdf, Proposed Second Substitute to Immigration Resolution 21-0495.pdf
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21-1099 1 COMMITTEE MINUTESCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 12/16/2020approvePass Action details Not available
21-0495 1 COOK COUNTY CALLS UPON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO IMPLEMENT POLICIES TO PROTECT THE IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY AND STRENGTHEN THE IMMIGRATION SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATESResolutionPROPOSED SECOND SUBSTITUTE TO PROPOSED RESOLUTION #21-0495 COOK COUNTY CALLS UPON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO IMPLEMENT POLICIES TO PROTECT THE IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY AND STRENGTHEN THE IMMIGRATION SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES WHEREAS, the United States is a nation of diverse immigrants; and WHEREAS, one in seven individuals residing in the United States are immigrants according to 2018 American Community Survey (ACS) data; and WHEREAS, a strong and vibrant community cannot function until all people living and working, regardless of their race, skin color, national origin, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability status, or place of birth, have equal rights and protections under the law; and WHEREAS, the country’s already flawed immigration system has been further damaged in recent years which has encouraged and normalized discrimination and harassment against the immigrant community; and WHEREAS, the system has forced the separation of thousands of families seeking asylum including nursing mothers from their young children. According to a recent communication reaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
21-0495 2 COOK COUNTY CALLS UPON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO IMPLEMENT POLICIES TO PROTECT THE IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY AND STRENGTHEN THE IMMIGRATION SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATESResolutionPROPOSED SECOND SUBSTITUTE TO PROPOSED RESOLUTION #21-0495 COOK COUNTY CALLS UPON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO IMPLEMENT POLICIES TO PROTECT THE IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY AND STRENGTHEN THE IMMIGRATION SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES WHEREAS, the United States is a nation of diverse immigrants; and WHEREAS, one in seven individuals residing in the United States are immigrants according to 2018 American Community Survey (ACS) data; and WHEREAS, a strong and vibrant community cannot function until all people living and working, regardless of their race, skin color, national origin, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability status, or place of birth, have equal rights and protections under the law; and WHEREAS, the country’s already flawed immigration system has been further damaged in recent years which has encouraged and normalized discrimination and harassment against the immigrant community; and WHEREAS, the system has forced the separation of thousands of families seeking asylum including nursing mothers from their young children. According to a recent communication rerecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available