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Time to Strengthen Family Immigration

In today’s New York Times, the paper’s editorial board highlights Senator Mazie K. Hirono’s fight to strengthen and preserve the family based immigration system and argues that immigration reform should aim to protect and unite families:  

Mazie Hirono, Democrat of Hawaii, who led the hearing, spoke movingly of her own experience immigrating to Honolulu as a young girl, and yet joined other witnesses in explaining how the system falls short: she noted that it treats women unequally — many who arrive as dependent spouses are denied the right to work legally, and face discrimination and severe obstacles to assimilation.

Read the entire piece here: