Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly Digest
For a monthly digest of the Immigrant Solidarity Network,
join here

Immigrqant SSolidarity Network Daily email
For a daily email update, join here

National Immigrant Solidarity Network
No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!

Los Angeles: (213)403-0131
New York: (212)330-8172
Washington DC: (202)595-8990

The National Immigrant Solidarity Network (NISN) is a coalition of immigrant rights, labor, human rights, religious, and student activist organizations from across the country. We work with leading immigrant rights, students and labor groups. In solidarity with their campaigns, and organize community immigrant rights education campaigns.

From legislative letter-writing campaigns to speaker bureaus and educational materials, we organize critical immigrant-worker campaigns that are moving toward justice for all immigrants!

Appeal for Donations!

Please support the Important Work of National Immigrant Solidarity Network!

Send check pay to:
The Peace Center/ActionLA
8124 West 3rd Street Suite 104
Los Angeles, CA 90048

(All donations are tax deductible)

Information about the National Immigrant Solidarity network
Pamphlet (PDF)

See our Flyers Page to download flyers



7/23: After truck tragedy, state lawmakers call on Congress to recommit to immigration reform
Released 20 August 2017  By David Goins - WFAA

After truck tragedy, state lawmakers call on Congress to recommit to immigration reform

David Goins - WFAA
July 23, 2017

As of late Sunday, officials have not revealed where the overheated tractor trailer stuffed with 39 souls was headed.

Only that by the time it stopped at a Wal-Mart parking lot in southwest San Antonio early Sunday morning, nine people were dead.

It is a tragedy that has captured the attention of Texas lawmakers from both sides of the aisle.

While the special session continued Sunday at the Capitol, thoughts were mostly 80 miles to the south of Austin.

“No one should have to die to come to America,” Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said. "This needs to end and I don’t know how many more times we have to see this.”

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, one of the most conservative voices in state government, renewed his call for lawmakers in D.C. to step up and end the legal uncertainty he says creates the environment for tragedy.

“We need legal immigration reform," Patrick said. "That’s up to both parties in Washington & it has been for a long time.”

Congress did not pass comprehensive immigration reform under president George W. Bush in 2007 and then rejected a similar effort during the Obama administration in 2013.

San Antonio State Senator Jose Menendez on Sunday questioned if Congress will ever act.

“We don’t get comprehensive immigration reform because politically it makes it better to have this boogie man - this red meat check box to run against,” Menendez said.

Back to Immigrant Solidarity Network | More articles...
View all articles

Search news for 

Powered by Simplex Database
Brought to you by Aborior