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Immigration

A growing number of bipartisan members of the House of Representatives are cosponsoring a comprehensive immigration reform bill, H.R. 15, based on a similar bill that passed the Senate last summer. Urge your Representatives to support this legislation and reform our broken immigration system. 

Immigration

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Immigration

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Immigration

Passover Reminds Us: We Too Were Strangers
Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

As we approach the holiday of Passover, I’m starting to think of the commandment in the Haggadah: “in each generation, each person is obligated to see himself or herself [lirot et atzmo] as though he or she personally came forth from Egypt.” The commandment has always stuck with me as a call for empathy with […]

Moments of Shared Celebration
Posted on Thursday February 19, 2015

Today is Rosh Chodesh Adar (chodesh tov!) and Chinese New Year (xin nian kuai le!). We should never lose sight of our responsibilities to and our place in the global community, but when these celebratory days coincide, we are reminded even more of how important it is to find opportunities for dialogue and connection. Two […]

Rolling Back Progress on Immigration Reform
Posted on Wednesday February 18, 2015

The 113th Congress started with high hopes of Democrats and Republicans coming together to reform our broken immigration system, with a comprehensive bill that stalled in the House. This new Congress is stuck over reforms that have already been made. This week promises to be pivotal in the fight over President Obama’s executive actions on […]

Congress Tries to Pass Some Unwelcoming Legislation
Posted on Thursday February 05, 2015

Buoyed by a new session, Congress has been busy taking up legislation on immigration reform. Yet unfortunately, that “reform” has just meant going back to the old ways of doing things, when no undocumented immigrants were protected from deportation and our border communities lived in fear of government officials. First, the Senate voted on the […]

Modern Jewish History and Immigration

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