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Testimony on Faith-Based and Immigrant Communities before the House Immigration Subcommittee

Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 07081765 (posted Aug. 17, 2007)"

On 5/22/07, the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law of the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on "Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Perspectives from Faith-Based and Immigrant Communities." Testimony presented at the hearing is available below:

Panel I:

Testimony of Gideon Aronoff
President and CEO Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)

Testimony of Reverend Luis Cortés, Jr.
President Esperanza USA

Testimony of Reverend Derrick Harkins
Pastor Nineteenth Street Baptist Church

Testimony of Dan Kosten
Director World Relief Refugee and Immigration Programs National Association of Evangelicals

Testimony of Most Reverend Thomas G. Wenski
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Diocese of Orlando

Testimony of Jim Edwards, Jr. Ph.D.
Adjunct Fellow Hudson Institute

Testimony of Stephen Steinlight
Center for Immigration Studies Former National Affairs Director at the American Jewish Committee (AJC)

Panel II:

Testimony of Marleine Bastien
Executive Director Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami, Inc. Haitian Women of Miami

Testimony of Deepa Iyer
Executive Director South Asian American Leaders of Tomorrow

Testimony of Janet Murguia
President and CEO National Council of La Raza

Testimony of Karen K. Narasaki
President and Executive Director Asian American Justice Center (AAJC)

Testimony of Niall O'Dowd
Chairman Irish Lobby of Immigration Reform

Testimony of Noel J. Saleh
President ACCESS Board of Directors

Testimony of Rosanna Pulido
Illinois Spokesperson "You Don't Speak for Me"

Testimony of Jan Ting
Professor of Law Temple University Beasley School of Law