Immigration Reform

Blog: We Shall Overcome! Congressional Delegation to Visit Birmingham AL Today for Hearing on Impact of Immigration Law

Nov 21, 2011 | By Mary Ellen Lacy, D.C.

A delegation from the House of Representatives is in Birmingham, Alabama today. Their visit will include an ad hoc field hearing to examine the impact of Alabama's harsh new "papers please" immigration law, HB56.  Read more

The Legal Workforce Act (E-Verify)

This bill, if passed, would mandate the use of an electronic employment verification system (EEVS), also known as E-Verify, by every employer in the United States. Read more

Sr. Simone Campbell Speaks about the DREAM Act

On July 12, 2011, Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) held a press conference announcing a DREAM Act Sabbath in room S-115 of the United States Capitol. One of the speakers was NETWORK Executive Director Sr. Simone Campbell. Read more

Blog: What Do We Need? The DREAM Act! When Do We Need It? Now!

Jun 30, 2011 | By Andrea Pascual

On Tuesday, June 23, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) held the first ever congressional hearing on the DREAM Act. He addressed immigration as “one of the most compelling human rights issues of our time.” Read more