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NETWORK’s Response to Senate Vote for Immigration Reform

NETWORK has a long history of pressing for comprehensive immigration reform, and we thank the U.S. Senate for passing its bipartisan bill (S.744) this afternoon. While we do not support “border surge” provisions or the elimination of certain sibling and adult-married-child visas, we applaud the fact that the bill will deliver justice to millions of immigrants who have suffered so long, including those separated from their loved ones.  Read more

Press Release: NETWORK’s “Nuns on the Bus” Hit the Road for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The trip is scheduled to begin across from Ellis Island at Liberty State Park in NJ on May 29 and conclude with a rally in the shadow of San Francisco’s Angel Island on June 18. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Deplores Food Stamp Cuts

Both the House and the Senate Agriculture Committees are making wrong-hearted decisions as they each mark up a farm bill with significant cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Supports Legislation for Immigrant Children

At a time when Congress far too often ignores the needs of children, we want to express our strong support of a new legislative effort to help young immigrants.  Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Deplores Congressional Sequester Priorities

The Senate and House have voted in record time to change the sequester rules so that those with enough money to travel by air are spared the inconvenience of delayed flights. Meanwhile, children are being denied Head Start services, families are denied access to affordable housing, and financial help for people who are long-term unemployed is shrinking – all because of sequestration. These two recent votes are a shameful example of upside-down priorities. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Responds to New Immigration Bill

The highly anticipated immigration bill has been finally introduced in Congress. Read more

Nuns on the Bus-Texas Style!

 In Austin on April 17 Read more

Press Release: Medicaid Letter Signed by Over 1300 Catholic Sisters, Priests and Brothers Delivered to Pennsylvania Governor Today

he letter, which is being hand-delivered to Governor Corbett’s office today, pointed out that refusing to expand Medicaid would “breach the moral duty” to Pennsylvania’s families in need. Read more