Immigration Reform

Blog: Cities Take Steps to Protect Immigrant Communities

Oct 30, 2015 | By Rachel Schmidt

Certain politicians are intent on categorizing all undocumented immigrants as “rapists and criminals” that need to be kept out of the United States with giant walls on the southern border.  This rhetoric creates fear, perpetuates racism, and is dehumanizing.

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2016 "Mend the Gap!" Lenten Resources

Join us each week as we study the U.S. Wealth and Income Gap, the policies that can help us “mend” the gap by bringing the people at the economic margins closer together, and the gaps in access that are created by economic disparity.

Ash Wednesday is February 10, 2016. By signing up below, you will receive a packet of resources before Lent begins, as well as a weekly reflection email from NETWORK.

Make Immigration Reform Your Lenten Promise.

This Lent, let us pray and act with conviction for an immigration system that values compassion and human dignity. Read more

NETWORK Nuns on the Bus Brief Congress

View highlights from  the NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus congressional briefing about their recent trip "Nuns on the Bus: A Drive for Faith, Family, and Citizenship." Read more

NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus Website

You can learn more about our recent cross-country journey here. Read more

Engaging Impasse on Immigration Workshop

A workshop where participants will explore feelings, fears and insights about immigration through reflection, role-playing and discussion. Includes instructions for the workshop facilitator and biographies for role-playing. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Releases Annual Catholic Social Justice Scorecard for Congress


Media Contact: Paul Marchione, 202-601-7869,

Senator Rubio among those who scored 0%

Press Release: NETWORK Responds to the Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear U.S. v. Texas


Contact: Paul Marchione, 202-601-7869,

Press Release: NETWORK “Disappointed” in U.S. Fifth Circuit Court Ruling to Deny Family Unity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2015
Joe Ward || 202.601.7871

WASHINGTON – Today, in response to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against the Obama administration in Texas v. United States, NETWORK released the following statement:

Blog: Immigration Update

Aug 28, 2015 | By Laura Peralta-Schulte

The Republican presidential contest is in full swing and one of the key issues that have been discussed thus far is the issue of immigration. Unfortunately for supporters of comprehensive immigration reform, the hysteria and demeaning rhetoric on the campaign trail has spilled over to the Halls of Congress with anti-immigrant Members of Congress once again pushing legislation to further militarize the U.S. border and to increase enforcement actions against immigrant communities around the country.

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