Jewish Americans, Get On Board the Immigration Reform Train

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Sunday, October 25, 2015

With the lifting of the U.S. government shutdown, social activists are back to pressing for legislative change. This week, the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable released a document called “A Congress of Immigrants” in which a handful of Jewish members of Congress share details about their ancestors’ immigration journey. On the heels of the Roundtable’s Hineni video—where Americans were asked to pressure their leaders to push for immigration reform, this new initiative brings legislators directly into the conversation.