Gabriel “Jack” Chin and Leticia Saucedo Comment on Immigration Plan for KCRA-3

Gabriel “Jack” Chin and Leticia Saucedo commented for a news report on KCRA-3 regarding PresidentObama’s announcement of a “deferred action” program that would allow some undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States legally.

“What stuck out the most is how limited it is,” Professor Chin said. “It’s a temporary program for a fraction of the people who are here without status.”

“There are still huge holes of people who are going to be left unprotected,” said Professor Saucedo. “For example, farmworkers as a category are not a part of the proposal.”

Gabriel "Jack" Chin, who joined the King Hall faculty in 2011, is a prolific and much-cited criminal and immigration law scholar whose work has addressed many of the most pressing social issues of our time.Leticia Saucedo is a Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Legal Education at UC Davis School of Law, and an expert in employment, labor, and immigration law.

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