Monthly Archives: January 2014

The State of the Union Address: President Obama’s Remarks on Immigration Reform

“Finally, if we are serious about economic growth, it is time to heed the call of business leaders, labor leaders, faith leaders, and law enforcement – and fix our broken immigration system.  Republicans and Democrats in the Senate have acted.  I know that members of both parties in the House want to do the same. 
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Update on Lautenberg Amendment and Refugee Funding

On January 13, appropriators introduced a $1.1 trillion government spending bill (H.R. 3547) which is expected to move through the House and Senate later this week. The bill includes a one-year extension of the Lautenberg Amendment, which previously expired on September 30th. This important legislation, which facilitates the resettlement of religious minority groups including Jews
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