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NETWORK’s Response to Senate Vote for Immigration Reform

NETWORK has a long history of pressing for comprehensive immigration reform, and we thank the U.S. Senate for passing its bipartisan bill (S.744) this afternoon. While we do not support “border surge” provisions or the elimination of certain sibling and adult-married-child visas, we applaud the fact that the bill will deliver justice to millions of immigrants who have suffered so long, including those separated from their loved ones.  Read more

Press Release: NETWORK’s “Nuns on the Bus” Hit the Road for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The trip is scheduled to begin across from Ellis Island at Liberty State Park in NJ on May 29 and conclude with a rally in the shadow of San Francisco’s Angel Island on June 18. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Supports Legislation for Immigrant Children

At a time when Congress far too often ignores the needs of children, we want to express our strong support of a new legislative effort to help young immigrants.  Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Responds to New Immigration Bill

The highly anticipated immigration bill has been finally introduced in Congress. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Responds to New Immigration Proposals

NETWORK applauds President Obama’s statement today about the urgent need for commonsense immigration reform. We also welcome yesterday’s release of the congressional “Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform” as a valuable step in the right direction. Read more

Press Release: Sister Simone Campbell Speaks Out with Other Leaders on Commonsense Immigration Reform

During a press conference today, Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, joined other civil rights and immigration reform leaders in praising the speed and intensity with which the administration and Senate are addressing the crisis of a broken immigration system in our country. NETWORK has a long history of working on comprehensive reform, and, although the details have not yet been released, we are encouraged that a pathway to citizenship seems to be part of the current plan. We look forward to hearing more and to working with many thousands of activists to make commonsense immigration reform a reality very soon. It is long-overdue. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Deplores Part of Supreme Court Immigration Ruling While Commending Other Portions

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, deplores the Supreme Court decision to uphold Section 2(B) of the Arizona immigration law (SB 1070), the harshest part of the law. Read more

Press Release: Department of Homeland Security Announces Administrative Relief for Younger Immigrants!

NETWORK celebrates with many immigrant youth today and applauds the White House initiative to extend justice and mercy to our brothers and sisters who have been repeatedly denied fairness. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Applauds New Department of Justice Grant for Legal Protections for Children Coming to U.S.

FOR RELEASE: September 15, 2014

CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

Washington DC: NETWORK today released the following statement regarding the “justice AmeriCorps” program: