Marleine Bastien of FANM Testified in Congress on Immigration Reform

Marleine Bastien, from Fanm Ayisien Nan Myiami (FANM) delivered testimony in Congress yesterday. Her testimony was covered in the Miami Herald this morning. The House Immigration subcommittee decided late Thursday to hold a hearing yesterday to hear from representatives of faith-based and immigrant advocacy groups because the Senate version of the immigration bill contains features that are prohibitively expensive, punitive, anti-family, and unworkable and would hurt or exclude millions of deserving immigrants, . Marleine, the only witness from Miami, flew to Washington this morning and will return to Miami tomorrow morning.Excerpt from testimony:read more