The President and his White House team are out today with strong statements in support of enacting legislation with new pathways to citizenship.  White House Council of Economic Advisors, “The Economic Benefits of Extending Permanent Legal Status to Unauthorized Immigrants.”  Granting permanent legal status would … likely raise tax revenues, increase productivity, and have additional… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “The news of renewed Haitian deportation flights is the type of morally indefensible news we would have expected from the Trump Administration, not the Biden Administration.” Washington, DC – The Haitian Bridge Alliance reported yesterday that the Biden Administration sent a new deportation flight to Haiti this week – an unconscionable development that… Continue »

Los resultados deberían dar a los demócratas mayor razón para impulsar y cumplir con la reforma migratoria en la etapa de conciliación presupuestaria Washington, DC –  El rechazo aplastante a la iniciativa para destituir al gobernador de California, Gavin Newsom, es un testimonio de la fuerza del voto inmigrante, étnico y progresista en el Estado… Continue »

California results should give Democrats even more reason to push for and deliver on immigration reform in reconciliation   The landslide rejection of the California ballot initiative to recall Governor Gavin Newsom is a testament to the strength of immigrant, ethnic and progressive voters in the Golden State, and a clear sign that, once again,… Continue »

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Biden Administration announced steps to reinstate the Central American Minors Program. The program will allow young people in danger in Central America to apply for reunification with their parents who are living in the United States. The goal is to provide alternatives to children at risk. They can apply for… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Washington, DC – Nuevas encuestas realizadas por Data for Progress en 12 estados encontraron que las propuestas de nuevas vías para la ciudadanía en el paquete presupuestario de los demócratas son abrumadoramente populares en cada entidad, con un promedio de 68-25% de apoyo, y oscilando de un bajo 62-35% en Montana a un alto 80-15%… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

New state-specific polling from Data for Progress in 12 states finds that the new pathways to citizenship proposals of Democrats’ budget package are overwhelmingly popular in each state, with an average of 68-25% support in the 12 states and ranging from a low of 62-35% support in Montana to a high of 80-15% support in… Continue »

Washington, DC – Yesterday the House Judiciary Committee moved forward legislation to grant legal permanent resident status – a stepping stone to citizenship – to Dreamers, TPS holders, farm workers and other essential workers.  Immigrant populations are an ever more important part of the economic and community fabric of the nation. A just-released Center for… Continue »

Today the House Judiciary Committee moves forward a proposal to grant legal permanent resident status – a stepping stone to citizenship – to Dreamers, TPS holders, farm workers and other essential workers. This is yet another step towards enactment of a long overdue breakthrough on immigration reform. Two of the longtime leaders of the Dreamer… Continue »

This afternoon, the Senate parliamentarian will hear arguments from  Democratic and Republican Senate staffers on the immigration provisions in the budget agreement. Yet many politicians and Beltway pundits predict that the immigration provisions will not make it into the final package. Below are reasons why we are confident that this is the year Congress will,… Continue »