Family Unity

Campaigns

Make Tuesday Night Family Night and Call your Senator

Resources

Reframing Immigration Reform in Light of Catholic Social Teaching

Talking Points on Family Unity and Immigration Reform

Family-Based Immigration Basic Information and Frequently Asked Questions

American Immigration Lawyer’s Association Resources on Family-Based Immigration

Our Families, Our Values: Why we need Immigration Reform

Reuniting American Families Act

Statements and Letters

Compiled Faith Statements for the Congressional Record pertaining to the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing “How Comprehensive Immigration Reform Should Address the Needs of Women and Families-March 18th, 2013

 

Statements from members of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition for the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security Hearing: “The Separation of Nuclear Families Under U.S. Immigration Law”- March 14, 2013

 

Clergy and Social Justice Leaders Reject ‘Gang of Eight’ Efforts to Radically Redefine Family

 

Thank You Letter to Senator Hirono for her work on Family Unity Issues

 

Senators’ Letter to Gang of 8 on Family

 

Faith Leader Testimony

Testimony Of Most Reverend José H. Gomez Archbishop of Los Angeles Chairman, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Before the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security on Nuclear Families- March 14, 2013

 

Testimony Of Most Reverend José H. Gomez Archbishop of Los Angeles Chairman, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Before the Senate Judiciary Committee On Comprehensive Immigration Reform- February 12, 2013

 

Immigration Reform and Women

National Council of Jewish Women on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Women’s Refugee Commission’s Talking Points on Family Unity and Enforcement

Immigration Laws and Women: A History of Unfairness and Inequality

Women and Immigration Reform: Key Facts and Figures

Key Talking Points: Women’s Issues in Immigration Reform

 

News Media

Fil-Ams hail US immigration bill– Inquirer Global Nation

Advancing Justice Statement on the Passage of Corker-Hoeven Amendment to Immigration Reform Bill– Sampan

Immigration Campaign to Target 11 House Republicans– The New York Times

Chuck Schumer: House Will Pass Senate Immigration Bill– The Huffington Post Blog

House Republicans refuse to budge on Senate immigration bill– Los Angeles Times

No pressure on House Republicans to tackle immigration reform– The Hill

CBO: Senate immigration bill now cuts illegal immigration by half– The Washington Post

Asian Immigrants Voice mixed feelings on Reform Bill– Mercury News

South Asian Groups Concerned over new US Immigration Bill– The Hindu

Senate’s Passage of Immigration Bill seen as Real Reform– The Rafu Shimpo

The Senate Immigration Bill: A Q & A with Sen. Robert Menendez– NJ.com

How Immigration Reform would Affect 3 Families– CNN

Proposed Laws put curb on Family Visas– China Daily USA

National Clergy, Labor Leaders Urge ‘Gang of Eight’ to Protect  Families

The Advantages of Family Based Immigration– Immigration Policy Center

Sen. Hirono Op Ed on Family Unity: This is Personal to Me– Huffington Post

Family Reunification must be part of immigration reform– The Hill’s Congress Blog

Don’t Leave Families Out of Immigration Overhaul– Bloomberg

Time to Strengthen Family Immigration– The New York Times