U.S.A. – Jesuit Conference Supports, Seeks to Improve, Immigration Bill

On June 27, the U.S. Senate voted 68-32 in favour of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013. Despite providing a pathway to citizenship for many undocumented people, the bill drastically militarizes the U.S.-Mexico border and fails to effectively ensure humane treatment of migrants. The U.S. Jesuit Conference continues to advocate for comprehensive, humane immigration reform. Read our statement on the passage of S.744. Read more…