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Women Are a Critical Part of Immigration Reform: Let's Include Them This Time

On April 17, we at the Women's Refugee Commission (WRC) welcomed the introduction of S. 744, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013.” For those of us who are veterans of the immigration reform efforts of 2006 and 2007, this day marked a long-awaited return to a serious national conversation about our immigration system. But April 17 also represented a major step forward for the protection of immigrant women's rights — something we at the WRC have been working towards for more than 15 years.

Read the full article on Huffington Post here.

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