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Win reforms that put 11 million undocumented Americans on a path to full citizenship.

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Jan 22, 2021

Organizers and Directly Impacted People Respond To New Administration’s Announcements on Immigration

You can listen to a recording of the call here. Following a flurry of Day One announcements — six executive orders, a moratorium on deportations, and a legislative proposal to create a new roadmap to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in America — leaders of membership organizations...

ICYMI: Hurricanes Leave Central America Devastated; Temporary Protected Status Could Foster Stability and Recovery

Back-to-back hurricanes Eta and Iota devastated Central American late last year. Both the Guatemalan and Honduran governments have appealed to the U.S. for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations to help their countries recover and stabilize in the aftermath. Below, key reporting details the situation on the ground and highlights...

“Seize the Moment” Leading Observers Praise Biden Immigration Bill

Editorials, columnists, and observers are weighing in to support the confident immigration vision President Biden has put forward through legislation and executive action.  The Washington Post editorial: Biden’s bold immigration plan would really put America first President Biden has served notice that his ambitious immigration plan is in the...

Essential Immigrant Workers:

18.3% of essential workers are immigrant-born. 17.5% of the labor force nationwide are immigrants.

US Health Care:

16% of essentialhealth care workers are immigrants.

TPS and DACA:

131,300 TPS holders and 202,500 DACA recipientsare working on the front lines.

Broad Support:

61% support free COVID-19 treatment forall regardless of status.