Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Frank Sharry: “Whether through or around the parliamentarian, Democrats need to keep their promise to deliver on citizenship.” Washington, DC – New bipartisan battleground state and district polling finds overwhelming support for delivering a pathway to citizenship in the budget reconciliation process. The polling was conducted for the American Business Immigration Council (ABIC) by the… Continue »

Leading voices are condemning the Biden administration for continuing the mistreatment and deportation of Haitians. At a minimum, the Biden administration should halt all deportation flights to Haiti, a country the Biden administration itself has officially determined to be a country to which it is unsafe to deport migrants. There must also be a humanitarian… Continue »

Washington, DC – The horrifying images of U.S. Border Patrol’s mistreatment of Haitians at our southern border are indefensible. In addition to investigating and holding accountable those responsible, the U.S. government needs to stop deporting Haitians to a country the U.S. government has said Haitians should not be deported to.  Leading observers have been unsparing… Continue »

The Senate Parliamentarian’s recommendation to not include language legalizing undocumented immigrants in the budget plan to be considered under reconciliation is, obviously, a setback. But that doesn’t mean the Democrats can wash their hands of this issue. On the contrary, the Democrats who still control the White House and Congress, albeit with tight majorities, have… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the press call here   On a press call today, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), a long-time champion for immigration reform, joined immigrant advocates to analyze and discuss the Senate Parliamentarian’s initial decision about inclusion of immigration measures in budget reconciliation. The stakes are higher than ever for millions… Continue »

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 »

For those who have waited for immigration reform that legalizes them, a few more days doesn’t mean much. Well, at least not the time needed to know if the Senate Parliamentarian will or will not authorize inclusion of a path to citizenship in the budgetary measure that will be considered through the reconciliation process. The… 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 »

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 »