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ICE and Family Detention - Update

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, welcomes the July 13 announcement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that, moving forward, “ICE will generally not detain mothers with children, absent a threat to public safety or national security, if they have received a positive finding for credible or reasonable fear and the individual has provided a verifiable residential address.” This continues to build on the reforms announced by ICE in May and Secretary Jeh Johnson in June, and serves as an important and significant step forward in implementing these changes.

June 2015 Update on our Issue Agenda

Tax Justice: Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit

By Colleen Ross, Government Relations Associate

Many have believed it possible for the new Republican leadership in Congress and President Obama to reach some consensus on tax reform. Since Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) became chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee in January, he has tried with Senate Finance Committee chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and the president to outline possible reform packages.