At a time when we desperately require pragmatic and steady courage within our Congress, extremism often finds a way to blot out any movement toward bipartisanship [“Immigration reform: More than an issue of illegal immigration,” Northwest Voices, Jan. 16]. Despite this fact, I believe we are fortunate to have a moral and social issue…More
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Immigration reform isn’t just about people who are in this country illegally [“Immigration reform and the economy,” Northwest Voices, Jan. 5].
There are thousands of U.S. citizens who are forced to live without family members who are citizens of other countries. The petition process to bring family members to the U.S. puts the final burden of decision-making on overworked consular staff at U.S. embassies.
Reform should include path to citizenship We want immigration reform to pass because it will help the economy, keep families together, and we will be following the 14th Amendment. [“Patty Murray makes strong case for immigration reform,” seattletimes.com, June 13.] We think this reform must include a path to citizenship. What would we do without immigrants?…More