The Post-Gazette,  covered the local developments in immigration policy. Community leaders from civic, religious, and community leaders stated, “…immigrants have brought more than $2 billion in annual spending power to the region’s economy and include thousands of entrepreneurs and homeowners.” The article also comments on current immigration prioritization, “By abandoning the Obama-era emphasis on deporting felons and other serious criminals, and putting anyone convicted or even only charged with any crime in danger of deportation, ‘the lack of priorities would create a further backlog in immigration courts.'” As stated in the article by Ms. Martinez, the director of clinical programs and the Immigration Law Clinic at Pitt.

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