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Immigration: Additional Issues

Birthright citizenship: Included in the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution. It cannot be revoked without a constitutional amendment. The president has no constitutional role in the amendment process.

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The Economics of Immigration

The current political climate has overshadowed the fact that large numbers of us still believe that overall immigration has positive economic effects. And facts that may support this view, for example that high-skilled immigrants pay taxes and help make America wealthier, are often drowned out by anti-immigration rhetoric. A focus of this rhetoric are the claims that admitting low-skilled immigrants adversely affects native low-skilled workers and immigrants take disproportionate advantage of government assistance programs.

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Immigration: Security and Humanitarian Concerns

Every president has used the “threat to national security” to bolster political standing and support, but this administration is doing so to an unprecedented degree, especially with the issue of immigration. It consistently claims that refugees pose a security threat, a claim that it has been kept alive by dismissing an intelligence assessment in 2017 that showed that refugees did not present a significant threat to the United States. This intelligence assessment was replaced by one supporting the administration’s claims.

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WORLD OF MUSICALS

WORLD OF MUSICALS

Join us for a musical extravaganza, The World of Musicals, on Wednesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m., at the Community Theatre, 100 South St., in Morristown. A portion of each ticket purchased goes to our Section. For further information, contact Lisa Barta, fund-raising...

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Celebrate Chametz at Panera Bread

Be part of our after-Passover gathering at Panera Bread at the Shoppes at Union Hill on Wednesday, May 1, from 4 to 8 p.m.! Twenty percent of any purchase you make when you present the flyer below will go to our Section. Whether you grab a cup of coffee or sit and...

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Dear NCJW

I am totally impressed by the beautiful and amazing work that the Section is doing. The new programs and the continuing work to help women, children and families are important and should make all members very proud. I am happy to support these efforts. Best to all....

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Personal Giving Thank-You Brunch to Spotlight ‘A Year in the Life of a Torah’

Personal Giving Thank-You Brunch to Spotlight ‘A Year in the Life of a Torah’

Linda Coppleson, a soferet (female Torah scribe), will offer fascinating insights into this little-known profession at National Council of Jewish Women, West Morris Section’s Personal Giving Thank-You Brunch. The event will be held on Sunday, June 2, at 10 a.m., at a private home in Denville. Dorothy Cohen and Anne Gorman, both of Denville, are co-chairs of Personal Giving.

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