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Immigration Reform

Posted by The IRC on July 29th, 2013
With thousands of families being torn apart each year due to a broken immigration system, we simply cannot afford to stand by. Email U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner today and tell him now is the time to pass comprehensive immigration reform. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 27th, 2013
Comprehensive Immigration Reform has passed in the United Senate -- thank you to everyone who lent their voices leading up to this vital vote. This bill includes several provisions that will uphold family unity and improve the lives of refugees, asylees, and undocumented immigrants in the U.S. more »
Posted by Roxanne Paisible on May 24th, 2013
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a broad overhaul of United States immigration laws on Tuesday. Your calls and emails made an enormous difference to our ability to advocate against changes that would weaken or eliminate protections for refugees. more »
Posted by The IRC on May 16th, 2013
For decades, the United States has provided protection to refugees and asylees who face persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion. Call the Senate Judiciary Committee today in support of a bill that would improve these protections. more »