America’s Voice   Rep. Ruiz and Advocates Call on White House to Continue Promises for Legalization in COVID Relief Legislation ICYMI: Black Immigrant Advocates Celebrate DED for Liberians Why Biden Is Leaning In On Immigration El ‘déjà vu’ del debate migratorio English Washington Times Reality check: Biden, Democrats buck... Continue »
You can listen to a recording of the call here Earlier today, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN-05) joined advocates and Black immigrants to discuss the unique challenges Black immigrants face and the broken systems that perpetuate anti-Blackness in immigration. In the early days of the Biden administration, the disparate impact... Continue »
A new letter signed by 60 economists calls on the Biden administration to include a path to citizenship for essential immigrant workers in the economic and COVID-19 recovery package being crafted now and expected to be considered in the Spring. The impressive array of economists write:  We are writing... Continue »
America’s Voice   Black Immigration Justice Advocates Join Rep. Omar To Discuss Ongoing Deportations, Broken Immigration System & Disparate Impact on Black People 60 Economists to Biden Administration: Include Undocumented Workers in COVID Economic Package English Washington Post Asylum seekers stuck in Mexico are frustrated, angry over Biden administration’s... Continue »
The new images of the attack on the Capitol make one realize, for better or for worse, that it was a concerted action. Outlined to the smallest detail by legislators who, like millions of Americans right now, want to see justice exacted on the ex-president Donald Trump for the... Continue »
A new regional strategy needs a more sophisticated set of metrics   Every month, CBP issues monthly border apprehension statistics. Typically, it sets off a round of breathless media coverage. Upticks generate stories of a coming “crisis” or “wave.” Downticks are evaluated as “success.”  We question whether border apprehensions... Continue »
Granting Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras can provide stability to region and safety to those who have fled disasters  In a letter sent yesterday to the Biden Administration, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Catholic Relief Services are calling for TPS to... Continue »
America’s Voice   Is the Monthly Border Apprehension Metric the Best Way to Evaluate the Success of our Migration Management Strategies? Hardly. ICYMI: Following Hurricane Devastation, Catholic Leaders Across the U.S. Call for TPS for Central America English Daily Kos Former CBP leader joins hate group, officially By Gabe... Continue »
Las nuevas imágenes del ataque al Capitolio dan cuenta, ni más ni menos, que de una acción concertada. Explicadas hasta el más mínimo detalle por parte de los legisladores que, como millones de estadounidenses en este momento, desean que la justicia se haga cargo del expresidente Donald Trump por... Continue »
Asylum seekers don’t abscond, they show up “Catch and release.” It has been invoked cynically and repeatedly by the right to justify a web of cruel policies aimed at gutting the nation’s asylum system and deterring asylum-seekers. It’s one of those catch-phrases popularized by the right and picked up... Continue »