Washington, DC – Next Tuesday is the two year anniversary of the El Paso massacre. A white supremacist who claimed he was combatting an “invasion” of “Mexicans,” drove across Texas to kill 23 innocent people at a Walmart.  Today, when Texas politicians should avoid dehumanizing immigrants and stoking anti-immigrant fear to prevent a recurrence of… Continue »

Washington, DC – Earlier today, potential TPS holders, advocates, and experts joined together to explain the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate Nicaragua for TPS. Country conditions in Nicaragua have continued to deteriorate over the years with increased violence, corruption, environmental disasters and impacts of climate change —all of which has been compounded… Continue »

Washington, DC – Momentum keeps building for pathways to citizenship to be enacted in Congress this year. That is because Democrats are leaning in, blowing past bad-faith Republicans, and preparing to achieve a long overdue breakthrough on their own.  Democrats commit to enact citizenship via reconciliation The President meets today with leading Democrats on immigration:… Continue »

Washington, DC – Today the White House released its strategy document to address the root causes of forced migration from Central America. This is a critical component of the Biden Immigration Blueprint. The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: The Biden-Harris administration has a plan to stabilize the region… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

New polling from Data for Progress finds that the citizenship proposals to be included by Senate Democrats in their human infrastructure package are overwhelmingly popular with Democrats, Independents and Republicans. The question asked: “Do you support or oppose legislation that would create an earned path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the… Continue »

Washington, DC – Momentum continues to grow behind the push to include citizenship for immigrant youth, TPS holders, farm workers and other essential workers in the reconciliation package. From Democratic elected officials across the country – including governors, mayors, and both Senators and Members of Congress – to leading observers and outside voices, the drumbeat… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Democrats stand with the majority of Americans and should lean in to deliver immigration solutions that reflect our shared values and national interests.” Washington, DC – New immigration polling from Gallup finds that over the past quarter century Americans have become increasingly pro-immigrant. The new poll finds: By a 75-21% margin, Gallup finds… Continue »

“The time to stand on the sidelines is over. We need everyone all in, now.” –  Dreamer and CHIRLA activist Fatima Flores   One week ago, Judge Andrew Hanen’s anti-DACA ruling threw the lives and futures of Dreamers and their families into turmoil. In turn, this cruel decision has injected renewed urgency into the drive… Continue »

Advocates and TPS holders call on Congress to pass permanent protections Jesse Canales at Spectrum News reports on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and business leaders who gathered in Orlando yesterday to call on Florida Senators to pass the SECURE act, legislation that would provide permanent protections and a pathway to citizenship to more than… Continue »

Through Reconciliation, Democrats in Congress gear up to deliver on behalf of Dreamers, TPSers, farm workers and other essential workers Washington, DC – Democrats from across the spectrum are consolidating their position and gearing up to deliver citizenship for millions of immigrants as part of their larger Build Back Better agenda. Leaders from Senator Manchin… Continue »