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Press Release: NETWORK Responds to President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

FOR RELEASE: November 20, 2014
CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

NOTE: Sister Simone Campbell, NETWORK’s Executive Director, is available for interviews regarding the president’s executive action.

Washington DC: Immediately following President Obama’s speech this evening, NETWORK released the following statement in response to his executive action:

Blog: Short-term Strategies for Assisting Migrant Children on Our Border and the Central American Countries They're Fleeing

Nov 07, 2014 | By Carolyn Burstein, NETWORK Communications Fellow

NETWORK believes there are several short-term, low-cost strategies that Congress can take immediately to alleviate the humanitarian problem of migrant children from the Central American “Northern Triangle” countries on our southern border. Two key strategies are to stop certain programs that have exacerbated the situation.

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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:

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:

Press Release: Sister Simone Campbell and Other National Faith Leaders Urge Administration to Preserve Protections for Children in any Upcoming Executive Actions on Immigration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 3, 2014

Contacts: Sidney Traynham, straynham@cwsglobal.org, 703-909-6934 (To interview Sister Simone Campbell, contact Stephanie Niedringhaus sniedringhaus@networklobby.org 202-347-9797, ext. 224)

Press Release: Sister Simone Campbell and Other National Faith Leaders Urge Administration to Preserve Protections for Children in any Upcoming Executive Actions on Immigration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 3, 2014
Contact: Sidney Traynham, straynham@cwsglobal.org, 703-909-6934 (To interview Sister Simone Campbell, contact Stephanie Niedringhaus sniedringhaus@networklobby.org 202-347-9797, ext. 224)

The Sad Saga of Congress Isn't Finished Yet

Aug 26, 2014 | By Carolyn Burstein, NETWORK Communications Fellow

Recent Vox reports have included charts proving that Congress is indeed getting worse. One, from a Brookings Institution report, showed the percent of important legislative issues in gridlock in each Congress since 1947 rising from less than 30% to 70%.

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Blog: Crisis of Children on Our Southern Border

Jul 14, 2014 | By Carolyn Burstein

The surge of undocumented children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, most from the Central American countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, has created a full-blown immigration crisis. More than 52,000 youngsters have poured across these borders since last fall. While the number of children apprehended at the border averaged 6,800 annually between 2004 and 2011, the total jumped to over 13,000 children in 2012 and over 24,000 in 2013. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) estimates that well over 60,000 unaccompanied minors could enter the U.S.

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