Senate immigration committee to hold final meeting

For its final hearing scheduled Thursday, the Indiana Senate Select Committee on Immigration Issues has plans to discuss its work from previous meetings but will not be taking public testimony.

The committee, chaired by Republican Sen. Mike Delph of Carmel, was created by to study the effects of illegal and legal immigration on Indiana. In the five hearings held since April, the group has heard testimony about the options available for states to enact and enforce immigration laws, public safety, employment, economic impact, and education.

Thursday’s hearing will begin at 1 p.m. in Room 431 of the Indiana Statehouse. It will also be streamed live here.

Other members of the committee are Republicans Phil Boots, Crawfordsville, and Chip Perfect, Lawrenceburg, and Democrats Jim Arnold of LaPorte and Frank Mrvan of Hammond.   


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