Immigration

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March 13, 2006

The Honorable Richard DurbinUnited States SenateWashington, DC 20510

Dear Senator Durbin,

In the coming weeks, the Senate is expected to take up the crucial matter of immigration reform. It could well be that 2006 is a milestone year in the history of U.S. immigration policy....

January 18, 2006

In 1996, the President and Congress agreed to a broad-sweeping reform of the nation's system to assist low-income families. "Welfare reform" ended entitlement of impoverished people to government assistance that had previously been guaranteed since the 1930's. All federal welfare...

January 5, 2006

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

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December 9, 2005

The Bush Administration's immigration reform proposal does not meet the Episcopal Church's standards for a "meaningful" change in immigration policy, according to Richard Parkins, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries.

"While acknowledging the need to consider a program for...

October 14, 2005

We, the undersigned faith-based leaders and organizations, join together to call upon President Bush and our elected officials in Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform legislation that establishes a safe and humane...

June 21, 2005

Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform As we mark World Refugee Day, we remember the plight of 12 million refugees and millions of others who have fled their homes and been involuntarily displaced throughout the world. Senators McCain and Kennedy along with Representatives Kolbe, Flake, and...

April 11, 2005

April 11, 2005

Dear Member of Congress:

The undersigned organizations and individuals, representing a broad cross-section of America, join together to ask you to support enactment of S. 359 and H.R. 884, the Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits and Security Act of...

February 16, 2005

"If you offer your food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness and your gloom be like the noonday… you shall be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of streets to live in." – Isaiah 58: 10,12 -- Old Testament Lesson for...

February 8, 2005

The Honorable Elaine ChaoSecretary of LaborU.S. Department of LaborWashington, D.C. 20210

Dear Secretary of Labor Chao

The National Farmworker Alliance and the undersigned organizations request that the Department of...

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