A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, Georgia organizers discussed their efforts that led to record-breaking voter turnout from BIPOC communities, which delivered the control of the Senate to the Democratic party with the historic wins of Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in the Georgia Senate. Organizers’ efforts to register and… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice:  Donald Trump is responsible for inciting an insurrection that sacked the U.S. Capitol, leaving five dead in its wake. He is a clear and present danger to the United States and must be removed from office.  Republicans should have stopped him long… Continue »

As if it was just the most recent episode of his tawdry reality show, Donald Trump’s cult followers broke into the U.S. Capitol to try to impede the Electoral College confirmation of President-Elect Joe Biden’s win in a clean, legitimate, and democratic election. The hand—and the voice—of the master could be seen in the faces… Continue »

The way to conduct democracy is to knock on doors, not break them down Yesterday, domestic terrorists staged a failed coup at the United States Capitol Building. Encouraged to do so by Donald Trump, they attempted to overthrow the results of a free and fair election. They put the lives of public servants, Capitol Hill… Continue »

Sustained organizing in communities of color made the difference   The victory of Raphael Warnock and likely victory of Jon Ossoff in the Georgia Senate runoffs speaks volumes about the future of American politics and the future of immigration policy in our nation. Political change is being driven from the ground up in Sunbelt  states… Continue »

In an interview published Monday, December 21, 2020, senior incoming Biden Administration officials Jake Sullivan and Ambassador Susan Rice outlined a new policy approach regarding the flow of refugees and migrants from Central America. As Ambassador Rice characterized it, the Biden administration has “a transformative vision for addressing migration in our region and establishing a… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, advocates, public health experts and an asylum seeker gathered on a press call to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s new approach to migration that will undo the worst of Trump’s policies and build back better. After four years of cruel and inhumane immigration policies from… Continue »

“We look forward to working with – and pushing – the new administration to turn this vision into reality as soon as possible.”  In an interview published Monday evening by the Spanish-language EFE News Service, senior incoming Biden Administration officials Jake Sullivan and Ambassador Susan Rice outlined a new vision for responding to asylum and… Continue »

Douglas Rivlin: “Temporary Protected Status was created for this very scenario” In an exclusive for Reuters, Ted Hesson writes that the incoming Biden administration is “considering a plan” to provide Temporary Protected Status (TPS) protections for those from Honduras and Guatemala who have been impacted by the devastating hurricanes in November.  TPS would grant temporary… Continue »

In a new analysis posted on Medium, Frank Sharry looks back at the debate over immigration policy and immigration politics and concludes that Trump’s xenophobia and cruelty have backfired.  He argues immigration and the pro-immigrant movement have confronted and survived the existential threat Trump and Stephen Miller posed to the very idea of America as… Continue »