With no response yet to the future of the migration issue, but their gazes firmly fixed on personal and familiar priorities, undocumented immigrants are once again on guard. On top of that, they are feeding and keeping U.S. society alive, in the face of the eventuality of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, spreading. Essentially, while… Continue »

Washington, DC – Republican Senator Steve Daines of Montana offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act prohibiting the U.S. from making payments to families whose children were kidnapped or stolen by the United States Government, specifically as part of the previous President’s “zero tolerance” policy to deter asylum seekers from seeking asylum. This… Continue »

Washington, DC – Democrats are pressing forward on plans to get the results the American people demand and undocumented immigrants have earned. The immigration provisions in the Build Back Better legislative package will deliver popular and meaningful relief and security for millions of immigrant families.  As Democrats seek to enact good policy, even if it… Continue »

Instead of copying his predecessor, President Biden must end betrayals of what he promised would be humane immigration policies Karen Musalo, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at the University of California, Hastings, pens a powerful op-ed in the LA Times calling on the Biden Administration to end… Continue »

New York Daily News editorial: “Last chance: Pared-down immigration provisions must be kept in the reconciliation bill” Washington, DC – With Congress back in session this week following the House’s recent passage of the Build Back Better legislative package, below are several key updates about the immigration provisions included in the bill. “Hopeful sign”  A… Continue »

Biden Administration responsible for more than 80 deportation flights to Haiti since September 19 As Widlore Mérancourt and Paulina Villegas report for the Washington Post, chaotic and dangerous conditions in Haiti are increasing migration pressures on the already destabilized island nation. Increasing numbers of Haitians are being forced to flee, making a potentially fatal journey… Continue »

Sometimes downtrodden, other times moderately hopeful, the much-delayed immigration reform has been, in contemporary U.S. history, an episode of highs and lows that, if it did not carry with it the lives of millions of human beings, would be nothing more than a minor, anecdotal blip in history. But it turns out that over the… Continue »

TPS is an effective solution for humanitarian aid and regional stability and TPS is a decision solely at the President’s discretion A new piece in the Austin American-Statesman underscores the link between widespread hunger and migration pressures, especially in our hemisphere. More than two million people are estimated to have fled Haiti and the Northern… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  Sometimes downtrodden, other times moderately hopeful, the much-delayed immigration reform has been, in contemporary U.S. history, an episode of highs and lows that, if it did not carry with it the lives of millions of… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  Just as in 2013, a ray of hope for millions of undocumented immigrants is surging, following the House of Representatives’ approval of a massive social spending bill that includes an immigration plan. In this case,… Continue »