Category: CONGRESS

House Republicans: Our Deadline is August 2nd

Jingru Huang

July 11, 2013 at 12:00 am

As House Republicans debate whether or not they will act on immigration reform, they should remember the deadline of Aug. 2nd that the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) has set for the House to pass a bill containing a pathway to citizenship. Until then, and if House GOP members decide to ignore the deadline, FIRM […]

The Fight Continues

Jingru Huang

July 3, 2013 at 12:00 am

Last Thursday, the Senate voted to pass the bill 68-32, and focus shifted to the House of Representatives as they work on their version of the bill. It has been a long journey since the bill was dropped on the Senate floor, and there are lots of rallies, marching and pro-immigration activities have been done […]

More Family Voices Needed in Immigration Hearings

Community Change

April 24, 2013 at 12:00 am

The Senate Judiciary Committee has held three hearings so far on the Gang of 8’s proposed immigration reform bill. So far, there has been only one undocumented immigrant who has been invited to testify. On Monday, Gaby Pacheco told her story of immigrating to the United States from Ecuador at the age of eight.  In […]

More Family Voices Needed in Immigration Hearings

Community Change

at 12:00 am

The Senate Judiciary Committee has held three hearings so far on the Gang of 8’s proposed immigration reform bill. So far, there has been only one undocumented immigrant who has been invited to testify. On Monday, Gaby Pacheco told her story of immigrating to the United States from Ecuador at the age of eight.  In […]

More Family Voices Needed in Immigration Hearings

Community Change

at 12:00 am

The Senate Judiciary Committee has held three hearings so far on the Gang of 8’s proposed immigration reform bill. So far, there has been only one undocumented immigrant who has been invited to testify. On Monday, Gaby Pacheco told her story of immigrating to the United States from Ecuador at the age of eight.  In […]

Rally for Immigrant Justice on April 10th!

Community Change

April 3, 2013 at 12:00 am

Tens of thousands of immigrants, supporters and faith and community leaders will gather on the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn on Wednesday, April 10th to demand comprehensive immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship. As the citizenship-now.org website states, the purpose of the event is to “educate, march, rally, pray and knock on the doors […]

Rally for Immigrant Justice on April 10th!

Community Change

at 12:00 am

Tens of thousands of immigrants, supporters and faith and community leaders will gather on the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn on Wednesday, April 10th to demand comprehensive immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship. As the citizenship-now.org website states, the purpose of the event is to “educate, march, rally, pray and knock on the doors […]

Rally for Immigrant Justice on April 10th!

Community Change

at 12:00 am

Tens of thousands of immigrants, supporters and faith and community leaders will gather on the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn on Wednesday, April 10th to demand comprehensive immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship. As the citizenship-now.org website states, the purpose of the event is to “educate, march, rally, pray and knock on the doors […]

Tell your Representatives that you want immigration reform, now!

Alesia Lucas

March 18, 2013 at 12:00 am

Tomorrow is the final day of National Call-in week for immigration reform.  We need everyone to call their representatives and urge them to support immigration reform that keeps families together and creates a reasonable pathway to citizenship. We have the chance to fix our country’s broken immigration system which has torn apart so many people […]

Building the Economic Strength of Women

Alesia Lucas

March 7, 2013 at 12:00 am

March 8th is International Women’s Day, and although it’s 2013, American women still lag behind men in paycheck fairness. Women still make a mere 64 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make. Correcting this would not only make an unfair situation right, it would also go a long way toward helping families from slipping […]

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