Out of the Shadows: Immigrant Women and Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Submitted by jmumbey on Tue, 04/20/2010 - 9:53am
Too often, discussions about Comprehensive Immigration Reform fail to acknowledge the important economic contributions of the more than 18.9 million foreign-born women currently residing and working in the United States.
Just as their contributions are often invisible, so too is the more unsettling side of immigrant women's experience in America. Immigrant women are among the most at risk of poverty, employer exploitation, sexual abuse and family violence.
Location: 121 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Contact: Pari Farmani
For more on strategies for immigrant women and Comprehensive Immigration Reform see Immigrant Women in A Broken Immigration System: An Agenda for Change.