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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

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

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