Tag: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Attack on Birthright Citizenship is Not About the Law

The House Judiciary Committee held hearings yesterday attacking birthright citizenship. Birthright citizenship means, simply, that with very few exceptions, children born in the United...

New York Times Editorial Rips Congress for Immigration Failures

A New York Times editorial spoke to the sorry result of Congress’s inability to make any effort in the last year to reform immigration....

New York Times Editorial Rips Congress for Immigration Failures

A New York Times editorial spoke to the sorry result of Congress’s inability to make any effort in the last year to reform immigration....

Senate Votes to Deny Newly Arrived Children Court Hearings

The Senate approved non-binding language for its budget bill on Thursday calling for newly arrived children from Central American to lose their right to...

Conference on Administrative Relief Examines How to Move Forward Despite Injunction

Catholic Charities, the Center for Migration Studies, and Catholic Migration Services held a large gathering of more than 350 non-profit immigrant service providers in...

If Homeland Security Had Been Defunded

Congress has finally opted to pass a clean Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill without provisions attempting to repeal the president’s administrative relief...

Summit on Immigration: Long Islanders Can’t—and Won’t—Wait for Washington

Yesterday I was at the summit on immigration organized by Long Island Wins and Hofstra University’s Center for Civic Engagement. There was a lot...

Senate Votes Not to Pass Anti-Immigrant DHS Funding Bill

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate voted against passing a measure that would have overturned President Barack Obama’s administrative relief program, end the three-year-old DACA...

Boehner Lawsuit an Admission of Failure

House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he will try to thwart the will of the American people by filing a lawsuit to halt...

Long Island Wins Statement on Homeland Security Funding Bill H.R. 240

Long Island Wins is deeply disappointed that elected officials continue to waste time on fear-based legislation. The Senate is unlikely to gather the 60...

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