When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not wrong him.  The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as one of your citizens; you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt:  I am the Lord and your God.”

Leviticus 19:33-34

We Were Strangers, Too: the Jewish Campaign for Immigration Reform calls on Congress to fix our country’s broken immigration system. We call for immigration legislation that:

  • keeps families united and decreases the waiting time for family re-unification;
  • creates pathways to citizenship for undocumented immigrants;
  • establishes border protection and enforcement policies that bolster our national security, while balancing enforcement with economic development and human and civil rights;
  • outlines a plan for future migration flows in order to protect all workers’ rights;
  • empowers immigrants to fully integrate by providing financial support to local governments and community organizations that offer classes and services.

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