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Latest News from the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

April 29, 2021

Viatorians proudly support the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR), which works to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigration status.

Since its founding in 1986, the organization has drawn membership from diverse immigrant communities, and actively builds alliances with social and economic justice partners around the country. As part of a global movement for social and economic justice, NNIRR is committed to human rights as essential to securing healthy, safe and peaceful lives for all.

In its latest April newsletter, officials applaud the passing of the #NoBanAct by the House of Representative and urge the Senate to act quickly to pass it. The bill strengthens provisions in the Immigration and Nationality Act that prohibit discrimination based on religion, and prohibits future presidents from enacting future bans.

Learn more about the state of climate and migration, as well as why action by the Biden administration on refugees has sparked protest — and issues at the border that continue to raise concern.