The holiday season is an incredibly busy time for all of us and as a result, we may take a step back from some of the national issues we care deeply about. Today, I'd like to ask you to take a bit of time to remember the millions of migrants and refugees for whom this season will be less than... more
Advocates continue to work toward immigration reform by participating in fasts and other demonstrations of support. Visit our blog every Thursday for HEADLINES: Immigration. I’ll bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate.
Tough Tactics on Immigration Reform... more
Today*, I'm proud to write that LIRS Director for Access to Justice, Liz Sweet, will speak at a Capitol Hill briefing. Sweet will detail LIRS's work with detained torture survivors and underline the need to protect survivors from immigration detention. I'm proud that LIRS and our partners are able... more
Immigration reform: Will we see it in 2013? That’s the burning question on everyone’s mind this year.
A complicated debate and legislative process lie ahead. Here to decipher the headlines for you every Monday is THE UPDATE, a weekly blog series whose panel of experts will analyze how recent... more
Reforma migratoria: ¿La veremos en el 2013? Ese es el tema prioritario en la mente de cada persona este año.
Un complicado proceso legislativo y debate están por venir. Para descifrar los titulares para usted está “LA ACTUALIZACIÓN”, una serie de comentarios semanales en Internet (blog)... more
According to UNHCR, there are around 15 million refugees in the world today. Some are fleeing conflicts that are well known and others, conflicts that are lesser known. This year, one of the ethnicities that LIRS is resettling is the Banyamulenge Tutsis. They have fled the lesser publicized... more