Tag: s744

Immigration

Nation’s Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Decry Draconian Amendments to Senate Immigration Bill

This statement can be attributed to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, GLAAD, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, United We Dream and Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project, GetEQUAL, National Center for Transgender Equality, Equality Federation and National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance. “This week, the Senate is considering several amendments to the immigration reform bill […]

Immigration

A Seat at the Immigration Table

As comprehensive immigration reform progresses through Congress, we grow closer to a historic moment with each passing day. NQAPIA is proud to be part of a weekly immigration table that connects the works of AAPI organizations across the nation to build AAPI solidarity around the issue. Everybody’s effort at this immigration table will greatly contribute […]

Immigration

Intern Blog: Senate Debate on Immigration Reform

By Steven During Monday’s debate on S.744, which is the Senate bill on immigration reform, I heard arguments that made me cringe. At the debate, a senator tried to invalidate paths to citizenship by claiming that though “we are a nation of immigrants, we are also a nation of laws.” While that is true, some […]