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Election 2012: Presidential Candidate Chart

We urge our fellow citizens to see beyond party politics, to analyze campaign rhetoric critically, and to choose their political leaders according to principle, not simply party affiliation or mere self-interest. - Faithful Citizenship, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Read more

Blog: DACA Is Not Enough. We Need Comprehensive Immigration Reform!

Oct 09, 2012 | By Ashley Wilson

In the presidential debate last Wednesday there was absolutely zero conversation about U.S. immigration policy. Read more

A Fun (and Educational) Way to Watch the 2012 Debates!

Get your BINGO card here for your October debate-viewing parties!  Read more

Blog: Deferred Deportation for Childhood Arrivals

Aug 15, 2012 | By Sr. Mary Ellen Lacey, D.C.

On June 15, 2012, Janet Napolitano announced that undocumented youth who were less than 31 years old on that date and had come to the United States before they were 16 years old may be eligible to apply for deferred deportation and work authorization.  Read more

Blog: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Would Build Stronger Communities

Jul 17, 2012 | By Eric Gibble

Dr. Adriana Kugler, Chief Economist for the Department of Labor, released a report last month detailing how immigrants build stronger communities, one neighborhood at a time. Read more

Violence Against Women Act – Update May 10

On May 8, the House Judiciary Committee marked up and passed the Adams (R-FL) version of VAWA, H.R. 4970. This bill is detrimental to the survival of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. Read more

Senator Rubio’s Not-so-just Alternative to the DREAM Act

Over the past few weeks, Senator Rubio (R-FL) has made remarks to the media about introducing a Republican alternative to the DREAM Act. There is much speculation circulating about what will and will not be included in his bill.  Read more

NETWORK Part of Immigration Amicus Brief Filed with Supreme Court - and Praying for Justice

On April 26, 2012, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Arizona’s anti-immigration law S.B. 1070. NETWORK, along with approximately 50 other organizations, filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court regarding this unjust law. And NETWORK Sisters and supporters are standing before the Supreme Court today praying for justice and compassion. Read more

State Anti-Immigrant Laws Show the Need for Congressional Action

Legislation and immigration matters fall squarely on the shoulders of the U.S. Congress, not the states or the courts. Read more

Violence Against Women Act Of 2011 Update

NETWORK supports S. 1925, the bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, but remains concerned about provisions that affect immigrants. Read more

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