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Jewish Groups Make Waves Before Senate Vote

As we gear up to take up the fight in the House, check out these articles highlighting some of the work of our member organizations in the struggle for immigration reform.  

Important Immigration Updates for this Week

This week the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin the markup of the bipartisan comprehensive immigration bill, S.744. We expect the amendments to be filed on Tuesday (May 7th) and then the committee will begin to consider the amendments on Thursday (May 9th) with additional markups on May 14th, 16th, and 20th-24th. We will need all hands on deck to urge legislators to either support or oppose amendments.

Training: How to meet with a member of Congress

The Jewish Social Justice Roundtable invites you to a training, led by JOIN for Justice, NCJW and JCPA, to help prepare Jewish communities to meet with your members of Congress about immigration reform during the Memorial Day recess - May 27-31.

North Carolina rabbis unite for immigrant rights this Passover

The fight in North Carolina over the discrimination of undocumented youth isn’t over, but we have achieved a significant victory. I’m thrilled to share that late yesterday, North Carolina’s Department of Transportation announced that they will not be using pink drivers licenses for young immigrants! However, they will still put the words “No Legal Status” on those licenses starting Monday.

None of God's Children Deserve Hate, including aspiring American

PICO, a national network of faith-based community organizations  has put out a call to people of faith based on a recent disturbing incident. Here’s what happened:

Marriage Equality Reflects Our "Highest Values"

Jewish Social Justice Roundtable members have been leaders in the faith community fighting for marriage equality for years, even as many faith traditions remained silent or actively opposed equality.

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