Action Alert Nov. 2013: New Jersey Dream Act

Dear Friends,

We are writing to alert you to an important issue before the state assembly. We encourage you to support instate tuition to undocumented students. Many of these students, though not born in this country, grew up here and know no other home. Instate tuition would make it possible for these students to prepare for and launch their careers.

Additionally, we are encouraging our assembly members to extend ...

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New Jersey Dream Act: Take Action Now

The UULMNJ Immigration Task Force is pleased to report that on Monday, November 18th, the New Jersey State Senate voted to approve tuition equity for undocumented young people. Now this important issue is before the Assembly. With tuition equity, undocumented students would be assessed instate tuition rates when they attend New Jersey public institutions of higher learning, rather than being treated as out-of-state residents. The students for whom it makes a difference are New Jerseyans: they live here, they were ...

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Anti-Poverty Network Summit

The Anti-poverty Network of New Jersey is holding a state-wide summit on December 3rd in Jamesburg. APN has identified four target issues as its focus: hunger and food, housing, health care and economic opportunity. APN is one of UULMNJ’s collaborating organizations and an essential voice for poverty issues in New Jersey. For more information on the summit click here . If you would like to attend and represent your congregation at this summit, visit APN’s website www.antipovertynetwork.org ...

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