DWN Members & Allies Access Senate Immigration Legislation
On Thursday June 27, 2013, the US Senate passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. See the Full roll call of which Senators voted YES or NO on the bill here.
Below are reactions from DWN member and allied organizations (List in formation: Check back for updates):
- Americans for Immigrant Justice: Immigration Reform on the Horizon – The U.S. Senate Approves Comprehensive Bill [PDF]
- American Friends Service Committee: Senate immigration bill much less than meets the eye – Bill’s narrow path to citizenship still sustains human rights hardships
- Catholic Legal Immigration Network: CLINIC Welcomes Senate Vote on Immigration Reform, Notes More Work to Be Done
- Detention Watch Network: Detention Watch Network Disheartened By Senate Immigration Bill
- Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society: HIAS Celebrates Passage of Senate Immigration Reform Legislation
- Human Rights First: Senate Immigration Bill Reflects America’s Commitment to Refugees
- Human Rights Watch: Immigration Reform Clears Major Hurdle
- Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights: Passage of Senate Immigration Bill is a Step Closer to Keeping our Families Together
- Lutheran Immigration and Refugees Services: LIRS Hails Historic Immigration Reform Victory in the Senate!
- National Immigrant Justice Center: Senate Passes Historic Immigration Bill to Offer Millions a Roadmap to Citizenship, But Overzealous Border Surge Threatens Human Rights
- National Immigration Law Center: Immigration Reform Clears Major Hurdle – Will It Reach the Finish Line?
- No More Deaths: No More Deaths calls on Congress to start over on immigration reform
- National Center for Transgender Equality: Nation’s Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Respond to Senate Bill, See Opportunities for Immigrants and Demand No More Punitive Measures
- Southeast Asia Resource Action Center: SEARAC and 1Love Movement on the Passage of the Senate Immigration Bill
- Women’s Refugee Commission: Historic Immigration Reform Legislation Puts Millions of Women, Children and Families on Pathway to Citizenship