Federal Immigration Policies

  • IJN Opposes Inclusion of Detrimental Immigration Policies in Appropriations Legislation

    By Alisa Wellek on December 9, 2015
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    IJN sent the following letter to Congress in opposition to the inclusion of detrimental immigration policies in FY 2016 appropriations legislation. Download the letter.   Dear Member of Congress: We write on behalf of the Immigrant Justice Network (IJN), a collaboration between the Immigrant Defense Project in New York, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center in San Francisco, and the National Immigration […]
  • House Republicans Need to Stop Playing Games With Immigrant Families’ Futures

    By Akiva on July 29, 2013
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      Republican members of the House are playing games with immigrant families’ futures. Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing was meant to explore policies that would offer (some) DREAMers’ a path to citizenship. Their half-hearted, piece meal approach exemplifies House legislators’ aim to stall and thwart the passage of a comprehensive reform bill that would ensure a fair and inclusive path […]
  • Immigration and Gang Labels

    By Akiva on June 25, 2013
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    Being in a gang database or on an injunction shouldn’t be enough to disqualify an immigrant from legal status, as a senator proposes  …read more By The LA Times editorial board Source: LA Times