April 16, 2014

One Year Later, Hirono Disappointed Still No Immigration Reform

On the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the U.S. Senate's immigration reform bill, Sen. Mazie Hirono expressed dismay that the U.S. House of Representatives has not taken up the cause.

"Not only would our bill strengthen our economy and reduce the deficit, but it would also help real people by bringing millions of families out of the shadows, reunifying Filipino World War II veterans with their children and making DREAM Act students eligible for federal student aid,” Hirono said in a press release. “Each day House Republicans fail to act, families are suffering and are kept apart.”

Read the entire piece at: http://hawaii.news.blogs.civilbeat.com/post/82942634507/one-year-later-hirono-disappointed-still-no


By:  Chad Blair
Source: Honolulu Civil Beat