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May 22, 2013

This week, the Senate considers a five-year Farm Bill that will have profound implications for hungry and malnourished people in the United States and around the world.

Despite promising improvements in the Millennium Development Goals, an estimated one billion people still live...

May 21, 2013

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Family unity has long been a driver of immigration and a cornerstone of our immigration system. Despite this prioritization of family, however, lengthy backlogs, inadequate country caps, and preference categories have meant that our immigration system...

May 21, 2013

This week, the Senate considers a five-year Farm Bill that will have profound implications for hungry and malnourished people in the United States and around the world.

Despite promising improvements in the Millennium Development Goals, an estimated one billion people still live on less...

May 21, 2013

Family unity has long been a driver of immigration and a cornerstone of our immigration system. Despite this prioritization of family, however, lengthy backlogs, inadequate country caps, and preference categories have meant that our immigration system often keeps families apart for decades....

May 17, 2013

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] “A few years ago, government authorities in Turkmenistan persecuted a woman and her son because they had converted to Christianity. The son was tortured to death. The woman was twice detained and tortured. She fled to the United States, where, suffering...

May 15, 2013

"A few years ago, government authorities in Turkmenistan persecuted a woman and her son because they had converted to Christianity. The son was tortured to death. The woman was twice detained and tortured. She fled to the United States, where, suffering from panic attacks and depression, she...

May 9, 2013

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] On May 7, 301 amendments to the Senate immigration bill were filed by nearly every Senator on the Judiciary Committee, which will begin hearing amendments tomorrow at 9:30 am. As you can imagine, this volume of amendments touches nearly every piece of...

May 8, 2013

Last night, 301 amendments to the Senate immigration bill were filed by nearly every Senator on the Judiciary Committee, which will begin hearing amendments tomorrow at 9:30 am. As you can imagine, this volume of amendments...

April 28, 2013

On April 17, Senators Schumer D-NY, Durbin D-IL, Graham R-SC, Flake R-AZ, Menendez D-NJ, Bennet D-CO, McCain R-AZ and Rubio R-FL introduced their long awaited bill, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, S. 744. The bill proposes the largest...

April 22, 2013

Last week, Senators Schumer (D-NY), Graham (R-SC), McCain (R-AZ), Flake (R-AZ), Durbin (D-IL), Rubio (R-FL), Menendez (D-NJ), and Bennet (D-CO) introduced S.744, the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity & Immigration Modernization Act of 2013." The 844-page bill proposes a historic...

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