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NETWORK Calls on Government to Act on Immigration Following Pope’s Visit to Border

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 18, 2016
Media Contact: Paul Marchione, 202-601-7869, pmarchione@networklobby.org
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Press Release: NETWORK Releases Annual Catholic Social Justice Scorecard for Congress

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2016

Media Contact: Paul Marchione, 202-601-7869, pmarchione@networklobby.org

Senator Rubio among those who scored 0%

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

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19, 2016
Contact: Paul Marchione, 202-601-7869, pmarchione@networklobby.org

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2015
Joe Ward | jward@networklobby.org| 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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ICE and Family Detention - Update

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, welcomes the July 13 announcement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that, moving forward, “ICE will generally not detain mothers with children, absent a threat to public safety or national security, if they have received a positive finding for credible or reasonable fear and the individual has provided a verifiable residential address.” This continues to build on the reforms announced by ICE in May and Secretary Jeh Johnson in June, and serves as an important and significant step forward in implementing these changes.

Blog: Laudato Si’ -- A NETWORK Associate’s Perspective

Jun 19, 2015 | By Nicholas Moffa

When I was a kid, my family always took what I initially considered to be the strangest vacations. While my friends flew off to Disney World, I flew off to…Wyoming. And Alaska, Arizona, and California. While my friends enjoyed amusement park rides, I quickly grew to love hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding and kayaking.

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Press Release: NETWORK Celebrates Pope Francis’s Encyclical

FOR RELEASE: June 18, 2015
CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

InterConnection Issue Updates-- June 2015

Tax Justice: Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit

Many have believed it possible for the new Republican leadership in Congress and President Obama to reach some consensus on tax reform. Since Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) became chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee in January, he has tried with Senate Finance Committee chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and the president to outline possible reform packages.

June 2015 Update on our Issue Agenda

Tax Justice: Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit

By Colleen Ross, Government Relations Associate

Many have believed it possible for the new Republican leadership in Congress and President Obama to reach some consensus on tax reform. Since Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) became chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee in January, he has tried with Senate Finance Committee chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and the president to outline possible reform packages.