Immigrant groups celebrate repeal of executive order and protest "Secure Communities" program
Immigrant groups and allies celebrated the action of the new RI Governor Chafee's rescinding of the former Governor's Executive Order on Immigration. The groups had met many times with Gov. Chafee to help him understand the devastating impact of that order on the community. At the signing ceremony Governor Chafee commented that "anyone who works hard and abides by our laws is welcome here".
This article appeared in the Providence Journal on Thursday January 6th.