Day: June 27, 2013

Senate passes sweeping immigration reform bill

From CNN: The Senate gave final approval Thursday to a roughly 1,200-page bill that promises to overhaul U.S. immigration laws for the first time since 1986, creating a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented residents while ratcheting up security along the Mexican border.

Why the Episcopal Church supports immigration bill

This week, the Senate will vote on S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. According to an alert released today by the Episcopal Public Policy Network: “Without these legislative changes our friends, family members and neighbors will continue to face separation from their families, unprecedented levels of detention and deportation, minimal due …

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