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Immigration Reform

Make Immigration Reform Your Lenten Promise.

This Lent, let us pray and act with conviction for an immigration system that values compassion and human dignity. Read more

NETWORK Nuns on the Bus Brief Congress

View highlights from  the NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus congressional briefing about their recent trip "Nuns on the Bus: A Drive for Faith, Family, and Citizenship." Read more

NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus Website

You can learn more about our recent cross-country journey here. Read more

Engaging Impasse on Immigration Workshop

A workshop where participants will explore feelings, fears and insights about immigration through reflection, role-playing and discussion. Includes instructions for the workshop facilitator and biographies for role-playing. Read more

Blog: Why Detention for Immigrants, Especially Immigrant Families, Must End

May 27, 2015 | By Carolyn Burstein

“Unlocking Human Dignity: A Plan to Transform the U.S. Immigrant Detention System,” an April scathing joint report from the Migration and Refugee Services/United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) speaks of the baleful effects of immigrant detention on the lives of persons who pose no threat or danger, but are treated like criminals.

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Blog: Just, Unjust, or A Little of Both: the Inexorable Movement toward Ending Family Detention

May 21, 2015 | By Nicholas Moffa

Detaining women and children in so-called “family detention centers” is completely morally unacceptable.

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Blog: Attempts to Abolish Birthright Citizenship

Apr 30, 2015 | By Carolyn Burstein

What are lawmakers David Vitter (R-LA), Steve King (R-Iowa) and numerous co-sponsors of the “Birthright Citizenship Act” thinking of, as they try to gut the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution? Both Vitter and King have previously attempted to prevent children born in the U.S. of foreign national parents from gaining automatic U.S.

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President Obama's Decision to Seek to Overturn Block on Executive Action on Immigration

February 24, 2015

NETWORK strongly supports President Obama’s executive action on immigration and is equally supportive of the administration’s effort to remove legal impediments to implementing that action. As people of faith, we believe that we have a moral obligation to welcome the stranger and embrace those living at the margins of society. Further, our faith calls us to protect families and the president’s executive action provides real relief to families who live in fear of deportation every day.

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