As the House continues to debate over the issue of immigration reform, the Latino community is rallying to take action and have their voices heard.
To learn more about the updates of immigration reform and how the Latino community is advocating for undocumented immigrants, please read Bary Alyssa Johnson’s article below:
Immigration Reform News 2013: Latino Community Uniting to Fight House Over Immigration Reform
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights advocacy organization in the U.S., is hosting its annual conference this week, and a key topic being addressed shouldn’t be surprising: immigration reform.
Over 5,000 Latinos from all across the country have gathered together to unite in the fight for immigration reform, vowing to use their increasing political clout to push the House of Representatives to vote in favor of the comprehensive Senate reform bill, according to NCLR.
A town hall held this week at the conference focused on the moral, economic and political imperatives for winning reform. The discussion was headlined by Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., and brought together experts, advocates and political strategists to make the case for reform and to discuss the efforts underway to get Congress to deliver tangible solutions.
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