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Immigrant Children without Parents Need our Help.

Source: The Sacramento Bee

"While other states have turned vulnerable children into political pawns, California can continue to lead the nation. We can strengthen and invest in a model program that improves the well-being of recently arrived children."

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Throughout negotiations around the budget, it is imperative that California allocates funding to keep programs like CHIRP, that support children, especially some of the most vulnerable, unaccompanied immigrant children with no support system, guidance or protection. Preservation of programs such as this are forward thinking, compassionate and deeply needed.