Like many Americans, our Government Relations and Advocacy team watched anxiously as Congress worked to pass its omnibus spending bill, which they did just in time to avert a federal government shutdown. The bill is enormous, so it’s not surprising that many Members were unhappy with the final compromise. But we at IJM had to rejoice, for two reasons.
We had an unprecedented visit to IJM’s office this week: His Excellency Julio Ligorria, Guatemalan Ambassador to the United States, who was accompanied by his Minister Counselor, Edgar Villanueva. We’ve had many meetings at embassies to Washington but this was the first time a foreign Ambassador came to our headquarters to see us.Read More
These Senators heard YOUR voices and signed a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, asking him to help keep children safe and make justice more accessible and functional for everyone in Guatemala. Thank you for telling them how important this is to you!
Please take a moment today to thank your members of Congress for their leadership in the fight for justice!Read More