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AFSC's statements on immigration policy for the Congressional Record

AFSC's statements on immigration policy for the Congressional Record

As part of our advocacy efforts, AFSC submits testimony for inclusion in the Congressional Record on issues of immigration policy.

Transcripts of testimonies on family separation, immigration enforcement, and detention and deportation can be found here. 

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Testimony on deportation, detention, and family separation

March 18, 2013: Statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the impacts of deportation and detention on families.

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Testimony on the separation of nuclear families under U.S. immigration law

March 14, 2013: Statement to the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee – Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee on the impacts of separating families.

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Testimony on immigration enforcement

March 14, 2013: statement to the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee – Subcommittee on Homeland Security Hearing on the impacts of immigration enforcement.

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Testimony on immigration enforcement bill

June 13, 2013: Statement to the U.S. House of Representatives pertaining to the the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act of 2013 (SAFE Act).

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Testimony submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Immigration

February 13, 2013: Statement to the Senate Judiciar Committee on AFSC's principles for fair and just immigration reform.