Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Nashvillians respond with generosity after children turned away from toy donation programs because of immigration law

Four-year-old Karla Montiel will be receiving gifts from kind Nashvillians this year, even though her parents were turned away from the Salvation Army Angel Tree program.

The Tennessean first reported Sunday on children being turned away, even if they are U.S. citizens, from programs that require Social Security numbers from their parents. The Tennessean then reported yesterday on the backlash of support for those kids.

Photo by Trevor Coultart. Licensed under Creative Commons.

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