In just the last two weeks, congressional calls to #EndFamilyDetention have turned the tide of momentum significantly.
AILA Doc No. 13030453 | Dated March 4, 2013
H.R. 717 – Reuniting Families Act, introduced by Rep. Honda (D-CA), contains practical solutions for reducing family immigration visa backlogs and promoting humane and timely reunification of immigrant families. Specifically, the bill includes provisions that would ensure that visas are allocated efficiently; alleviate lengthy wait times that keep legal immigrants and their overseas loved ones separated for years, and decrease measures that prevent family members from obtaining visas. The bill also eliminates discrimination in immigration law against same-sex, permanent partners and their families who are seeking to reunite.
AILA Statement of Support (AILA Doc No. 13021521.)
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 13030453.