Immigration Reform & Refugee Rights

Today, we face the enormous challenges posed by our nation's broken immigration system. We can no longer delay its reform. From finding a pathway to citizenship for DREAMers and TPS holders to seeking asylum and much more, WRJ stands up for the immigrant as a core part of Jewish tradition.

Resolutions & Statements

2009: Immigration (Advocacy Guide)

1995: Immigration‚Äč

1985: Immigration Reform, Refugees, and Sanctuary

1985: Civil Rights Restoration Act

1981: "We the People"

1961: Maintaining the Integrity of United States Citizenship

1959: Immigration

1957: Immigration

1955: Immigration

1954: Immigration

1945: Displaced Persons

1947: Emergency Immigration Legislation

1938: German Jewish Emigres

1915: Immigration Bill

Advocacy Alerts

2013: Reproductive Rights and Immigration Reform

2013: Supreme Court, Immigration Reform, and Alberta Flood Victims

2013: Immigration Reform Call-In Day, Vandalism Against Women of the Wall

2013: Immigration Reform, Equality at the Kotel

2013: Sequestration, Immigration, and NFTY Convention

2013: Roe v. Wade, Immigration Reform, WRJ in the News

2012: Preventing Gun Violence, Health Care for Immigrant Youth, Comprehensive Sex Education

2012: Supreme Court Critical Rulings, VAWA, One Minute Campaign in Memory of Murdered Israeli Athletes

2011: Support the DREAM Act Today, Help Make Marijuana Legal

2010: Speak Up for the DREAM Act, Celebrating 50 Years of Social Justice

2010: Were Shakespeare's Plays Written by a Jewish Woman?, Say Yes for Family Reunification

2010: Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Global Hunger: Women and Children

2010: Immigration Reform