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  • Taking on the “Boxcar” Crowd

    December 8, 2014 | 9:44 am

    In the Saturday (11/29/2014) New York Times story about the provenance of President Obama’s executive order on immigration, readers learned that House Speaker John Boehner faced opposition to comprehensive immigration legislation “from what Republican aides call the ‘boxcars...

  • Briefs: DREAM Act passage pushed, City clears Holocaust Museum hurdle, but one more remains

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    DREAM Act Passage Pushed

    The American Jewish Committee (AJC) joined last week in a mock graduation to urge Congress to pass the DREAM Act, which would enable the estimated 50,000 undocumented students who graduate high school each year to enter college and earn citizenship.


  • Seders:  A great time to discuss immigration

    By Simon Greer

    March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    One year ago, as Jews across the country sat down at Passover seder with their friends and family, immigrant communities and their allies were standing up.

    The impetus for these mass mobilizations, the likes of which we have not seen in a generation, was an attempt by Republicans in...