Immigration Reform

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

Press Release: NETWORK Deplores Part of Supreme Court Immigration Ruling While Commending Other Portions

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, deplores the Supreme Court decision to uphold Section 2(B) of the Arizona immigration law (SB 1070), the harshest part of the law. Read more

Press Release: Department of Homeland Security Announces Administrative Relief for Younger Immigrants!

NETWORK celebrates with many immigrant youth today and applauds the White House initiative to extend justice and mercy to our brothers and sisters who have been repeatedly denied fairness. Read more

Blog: The DREAM Act and Immigration Reform

Jun 01, 2012 | By Mary Ellen Lacy, D.C.

On Wednesday, I lobbied White House officials as a member of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition. We asked the administration to utilize its considerable executive powers to facilitate some kind of categorical relief for the Dreamer. Read more

Our Immigration System Must Work For All

We shortchange ourselves if we continue to perpetuate a broken immigration system. 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

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