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Immigration Reform

Sr. Simone Campbell Speaks about the DREAM Act

On July 12, 2011, Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) held a press conference announcing a DREAM Act Sabbath in room S-115 of the United States Capitol. One of the speakers was NETWORK Executive Director Sr. Simone Campbell. Read more

Blog: What Do We Need? The DREAM Act! When Do We Need It? Now!

Jun 30, 2011 | By Andrea Pascual

On Tuesday, June 23, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) held the first ever congressional hearing on the DREAM Act. He addressed immigration as “one of the most compelling human rights issues of our time.” Read more

The History of Immigration Policies in the U.S.

Give me your tired, your poor,

your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free;

The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,

I lift my lamp beside the golden door