Newly Updated Report Lays Out The Truth: “Significantly fewer people are being admitted into the United States and placed into normal deportation proceedings when compared to 2019” Washington, DC – Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) picked up the mantle of Republican disinformation about the border yesterday at a hearing on migrant children. Referring to the Biden… Continue »

Washington, DC – It’s been a week of positive momentum for immigration and the goal of citizenship for millions of Dreamers, TPS holders, farm workers, and other essential immigrant workers. The Biden White House and leading Democrats are leaning in; the immigration movement is gearing up; the American people, including Latino voters and swing state… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.  Earlier today, immigrant advocates and current and potential Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders gathered on a press call to urge the Biden administration to act swiftly on TPS designations in Cameroon, Haiti, and Mauritania and to discuss the unique challenges Black immigrants face. Deportations have continued to… Continue »

Democrats need to deliver on immigration this year   New battleground polling of Latino voters underscores why Democrats need to use their majority to deliver on immigration reform this year.  The poll, featuring responses of more than 1,800 Latino voters in battleground states and districts across the country, was conducted by Barreto Segura Partners (BSP… Continue »

Washington, DC  – Today, Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, issued the following statement on the Republican Party’s priorities in light of the current policy challenges facing our nation: The Republican Party is tripping over itself to stay in Donald Trump’s good graces. They have effectively sided with the insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol… Continue »

Washington, DC – This afternoon, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety will hold a hearing, “The Essential Role of Immigrant Workers in America.” The subcommittee hearing, chaired by Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA), will be the unofficial kick off of the next stage of the immigration debate, focused on the push… Continue »

Thanks to bottom-up organizing by Latino immigrants, 2022 will feature a showdown between inclusion and nativism   Immigrant youth and their allies won a big victory in Arizona yesterday. The Arizona House of Representatives passed legislation to place a referendum on the 2022 ballot that would make undocumented students eligible for in-state tuition rates at… Continue »

While the Republican Party in Congress opts to pledge loyalty to Donald J. Trump and block the agenda of President Joe Biden at any cost, it’s time for the Democrats to realize that the bipartisanship they claim to be looking for in order to advance matters like immigration reform is nothing more than a chimera.… Continue »

Republican leaders have repeatedly said that they would not cooperate with Democrats on immigration reform because of a so-called “border crisis.” But now that the Biden-Harris administration has made dramatic progress on addressing the disastrous border situation they inherited, Republicans are still unwilling to make a deal on issues, like a pathway to citizenship, that… Continue »

“It’s time for Congress to move beyond GOP gamesmanship about the southern border to deliver a long-overdue breakthrough on legalization”   A few weeks ago, Republicans were talking incessantly about a hyped-up narrative: the “Biden border crisis.” Too many in the beltway press followed suit. Now, the federal government slowly but surely is bringing the… Continue »