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Advancing Justice Statement on the Passage of Corker-Hoeven Amendment to Immigration Reform Bill

Today, the U.S. Senate voted in favor of a controversial “border surge” amendment introduced by Republican Sens. Bob Corker (TN) and John Hoeven (ND). Asian Americans Advancing Justice (“Advancing Justice”) is deeply concerned with the extreme provisions within the Corker-Hoeven amendment, but this vote keeps comprehensive immigration reform moving forward. Continue reading

Statement of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino in Response to Today’s Supreme Court Decision

Menino: Today is a great day for all of our people. Marriage equality first played out right here in Boston and like the many firsts Boston has championed it has proven to be the right path forward for a more open, inclusive America, where everyone is welcome to love, pray and believe however they choose. Continue reading