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...
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November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pmDREAM 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.
March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pmOne 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...