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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

Immigrants and Deportations

On June 17, 2011, the United States Customs and Immigration Services issued the Morton Memo, instructing ICE agents to exercise prosecutorial discretion in deportation proceedings. While NETWORK is looking forward to the nationwide implementation of this policy, we also have a number of concerns. Read more

Immigration Update - Feb. 16, 2012

A recent regulation change by the Department of Labor may not make the headlines, but it will ensure that our laws are not abused to discriminate against a specific group, particularly immigrants. Read more

Blog: English as our Official Language? Really?

Feb 03, 2012 | By Eric Gibble

Why does anyone believe we need the English Language Unity Act? Read more

Another Step for Immigration Justice

Last week, the president’s State of the Union Address highlighted the need for job creation via entrepreneurial and small businesses. On the heels of this speech, the administration has punctuated the need to invite and retain immigrants who spur job creation and boost competitiveness here in the U.S. Read more

NETWORK's Response to President Obama's 2012 State of the Union Address

NETWORK welcomed President Obama’s State of the Union address as a call to develop trust among citizens and our government representatives. “We have each other’s backs” is at the heart of what it means to promote the common good. Read more

Will the State of the Union Speech be a Winner?

Jan 19, 2012 | By Jean Sammon

President Obama gives the State of the Union speech on Tuesday January 24. NETWORK has a handy chart to track how much he talks about the things we support. Read more

Step in the Right Direction on Immigration Reform

On Friday, January 6, the Obama administration unveiled a new immigration policy that promotes immigrant family unity while providing an opportunity for thousands of undocumented immigrants to come out of the shadows. Read more

Legislative Update for the New Year

Members of Congress left Washington right before Christmas, 2011, setting themselves up to finish a lot of work when they return in January 2012. Read more

REAL ID - A Status Report

After 9/11, anti-immigrant fever swept the nation. This irrational fever manifested itself in various forms, most notably through the REAL ID Act (H.R. 418). Read more

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