Tuesday, March 9, 2010


Did you know?
12 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States today.

Did you know?
If Comprehensive Immigration Reform is passed this year, the U.S. would add $1.5 trillion to its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over the next ten years.

Did you know?
If Comprehensive Immigration Reform is passed this year, the U.S. tax revenue would increase by $4.5-5.5 billion over the next three years.

Did you know?
Every day in New York undocumented immigrants are detained and held in jails and prisons designed to hold criminals-even though their offense is a civil matter, not criminal.

Did you know?
Congress thinks you don't care.

Don't sit this one out. Be present.

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) is expected to introduce a Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill for deliberation this month. This gives New Yorkers a unique opportunity to help shape the Immigration Reform debate.

Now is the time for New Yorkers and people of faith across the nation to let congress know we care and we are watching them. We can make a difference if we act right now!

NY Faith & Justice has adapted tools from local and national partners that will:
  1. get you up to speed on the ins and outs of Comprehensive Immigration Reform and
  2. help you mobilize your friends and colleagues to make an impact right where you are.

Click here to get started right now!

For more information contact:
Samantha McLane (NYFJ Immigration Reform Organizer) @smclane@nyfaithjustice.org or call her 646.705.9117

Scroll down or click these links for more practical ways you can be present this month!
Thank you for your continued prayers and support. And don't forget to follow us on twitter, facebook, the nyfj blog or the nyfj calendar for up to the minute action alerts, program changes, and details.

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