WINTER 2014 / VOL. 14 ISSUE 1


News of Ireland and Irish Interest 


Bishops Urge Action on Immigration Reform
Washington state bishops have urged the state’s Catholics to participate in National Migration Week Jan. 5-11 through prayer and action. In September, the state’s Catholic bishops, including Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Migration Seattle Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo released a statement, Immigration Reform: Seeking Truth in Charity. [More]

SDLP’s Rogers Looks at
‘Undocumented Irish’ in U.S. Immigration Reform
SDLP Northern Ireland Assembly Member Seán Rogers, who has been following the fortunes of Irish emigrants in America, has expressed uncertainty following the recent statement from House Republicans in Washington. [More]

2015 Class of George J. Mitchell Scholars Selected
The US-Ireland Alliance selected the 2015 class of George J. Mitchell Scholars. Members of the class include an advocate for those with autism, an associate editor at Foreign Policy magazine, a journalist at the Wall Street Journal, a North Carolina youth manager for the Romney campaign, two engineers, a negotiator interested in education management, a North Africa specialist at the State Department, and a Teach for America veteran interested in the development of tablet devices.[More]



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