Press conference on amendment to keep families united
CLINTON, MENENDEZ TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO UNVEIL AMENDMENT TO IMMIGRATION BILL Amendment Removes Barriers to Reunification for Immigrant Families
Washington, DC – Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will hold a press conference tomorrow at 12:15 p.m. to unveil an amendment they are introducing to the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2007 that would remove barriers to reunification for spouses and minor children of lawful permanent residents.
WHAT: Press Conference to Unveil Measure on Family Reunification
WHO: Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY); Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
Ralston Deffenbaugh, President, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
The Reverend Dr. Luis León, Rector, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Washington, DC
Kevin Appleby, Director for Migration and Refugee Policy, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Janet Murgia, President, National Council of La Raza
Eric Gutierrez, Legislative Staff Attorney, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Lisalyn Jacobs, Policy Director, Legal Momentum
Frank Sherry, Executive Director, National Immigration Forum
WHEN: TOMORROW, Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 12:15 p.m.
WHERE:Russell Senate Office Building Room 428A
(Small Business Committee Room)