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Statement on Immigration Bill Introduced by Senator Menendez

By September 30, 2010 No Comments
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For Immediate Release
September 30, 2010

Contact: Jane Yoo, NAKASEC, jyoo@nakasec.org, 718-710-2277

Statement on Immigration Bill Introduced by Senator Menendez

Yesterday Senator Menendez (D-NJ) introduced legislation (S. 3932) as part of a three-stage plan unveiled two weeks ago by members of Congress to support immigration reform. Senator Menendez is a vocal champion of immigrant issues in Congress. At NAKASEC, we support Senator Menendez’ bill, which is a comprehensive attempt to solve our nation’s immigration system. Once introduced, the bill would have to be considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Below is a summary of the bill contents.

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The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) was founded in 1994 by local community centers to project a national progressive voice and promote the full participation of Korean Americans as a part of a greater goal of building a national movement for social change. NAKASEC is based in Los Angeles and a D.C. office opened in September 2008. NAKASEC also has affiliates in Los Angeles (The Korean Resource Center) and in Chicago (The Korean American Resource & Cultural Center). KRC and KRCC are founding affiliates of NAKASEC.

KRC empowers the Korean American, low-income immigrant and people of color communities through social services, education, culture, advocacy, and grassroots organizing. KRC and KRCC are founding affiliates of NAKASEC. KRCC empowers the Korean American community through education, social service, organizing/advocacy and culture. KRCC is a member of the Korean Human Service Providers Council, the Korean American Vote Coalition, the Coalition of Asian, African, Arab, European and Latino Immigrants of Illinois and the Illinois Coalition of Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR).