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On Thursday, March 14 Village Independent Democrats examine the Devilish Details of Immigration Reform – UPDATE: March 14, 2013 Minutes with panelists Rev. Donna Schapper of Judson Church and Emily Arsenault, Senator Gillibrand’s regional director and past campaign chair for New York State Attorney General Eric  Schneiderman.  Moderating the panel will be Keen Berger, District Leader for the 66th NYS Assembly District, Part A. Among the devilish details to be explored are whether this will be the year that a comprehensive immigration reform package will be realized.  What can be done to make the legislation fair; should judges consider community support; will securing boarders trump the path to citizenship; can legislation include equal protection for LGBT immigrants;  do citizen children need both parents? Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insight on one of this year’s hottest political potatoes.  The Village Independent Democrats welcome public participation in this item on their general meeting agenda. […]