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.  Immigration figures: In 2016 the total for all classes of...

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...

Immigration: Security and Humanitarian Concerns

“Our current immigration system jeopardizes our national security and puts American communities at risk.” —whitehouse.gov Every president has used the “threat to national security” to bolster political standing and support, but this administration is doing so to an...

Focus for NCJW’s Washington Institute

This year at National Council of Jewish Women’s Washington Institute, April 4–7 in our nation’s capital, we will be advocating on four key issues:  The integrity of judicial nominations. The Senate is confirming federal judges at a rapid pace, thus shaping the...