NNIRR in the News on Immigration Reform

Articles, blogs, commentary with and by NNIRR…

KPFA Community Radio Up Front program: Panel on Immigration Reform (April 18, 2013)

Panel on Immigration bill; Crystal Patterson, Communications Director for the Immigration Policy at the Center for American Progress, Anoop Prasad, Staff Attorney for Immigrant Rights with the Asian Law Caucus , and Catherine Tactaquin Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Program begins 30 minutes into the tape.

Immigration Reform Set to Boost Business, Undermine Rights As D.C. politicians quibble over immigration-reform details, their plans all make the same mistakes. Quotes NNIRR Executive Director Catherine Tactaquin on challenges for just and fair immigration reform. (In These Times, February 19, 2013, by Michelle Chen.)

Food Movement: Another ‘Sleeping Giant’ Awakens on Immigration Reform What do food banks, food chain workers, and Dreamers all have in common? The answer, when it comes to immigration, is just about everything. (February 11, 2013 in Civil Eats)

NNIRR Commentary (February 1, 2013) Reform Frameworks Give Some Hope, but Deepen Concerns that Punitive Enforcement Still Dominates Proposal

Joint blog: Why This Round of Immigration Reform is Not so Different (January 25, 2013) By Catherine Tactaquin of NNIRR and Gerald Lenoir, Black Alliance for Just Immigration Coordinator and NNIRR Board member.

Interview with Catherine Tactaquin, NNIRR Executive Director, on KPFA Letters and Politics Show on Senate Bipartisan Immigration Reform Framework (Jan. 29, 2013). Listen at http://www.nnirr.org/~nnirrorg/drupal/node/492