Updates

Top 5 Myths About Immigration in the United States

March 18, 2013

Find out the truth about our borders, job competition, and what a path to citizenship will mean for the future of immigration.

Our Broken Immigration System

February 13, 2013

President Obama addressed many crucial issues during last night’s State of the Union address. But what really got my attention was hearing the President insist that we fix our broken immigration system, which is both an economic and a moral imperative.

A More Just, Welcoming Immigration System

A More Just, Welcoming Immigration System
February 6, 2013

In the first week of February, Bend the Arc submitted testimony to the House Judiciary Committee, expressing the need for a just and equitable immigration system that includes equal rights for gay and lesbians Americans and aspiring Americans and their families.

Why Bend the Arc?

January 29, 2013

Today is a special anniversary for us. Speaking at the Massachusetts statehouse 155 years ago today, abolitionist minister Theodore Parker coined the phrase that became a rallying cry of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and inspired our name.

A Compromise Worth Supporting

U.S. Capitol
January 2, 2013

At 11:00 PM on New Year’s Day, the House of Representatives voted 257-167 to pass the “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012”. The bill was imperfect, yet nonetheless one worth supporting. It included the first bipartisan agreement to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans in 20 years and clearly established the principle that deficit reduction cannot and should not be achieved purely by cutting spending.

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