February 26, 2013

GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress must address real roots of immigration

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The Rev. David Beckmann, president of the ecumenical hunger group Bread for the World, said letting tax benefits expire for the highest earners would create $830 billion in revenue over the next 10 years. RNS photo courtesy Bread for the World - See more at: http://archives.religionnews.com/multimedia/photos/rns-10-minutes-oct131#sthash.XoH9bJSl.dpuf

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(RNS) Any discussion of immigration reform must recognize the international causes that drive unauthorized migration to the United States: hunger, poverty, lack of economic opportunity and inequality.