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 »

Data demolishes age-old nativist tropes about immigrants being a drag on the economy and tells us what everyone familiar with immigrant communities already knows: bringing more immigrants out of the shadows would be a significant boost to the American economy. The budget reconciliation package being considered by the House addresses a number of overdue changes… Continue »

“They use us as ‘piñatas’ – as something political. But we have to stop this. We need something permanent.”  Washington, DC – Dreamers are reacting to Judge Andrew Hanen’s anti-DACA ruling by stressing the urgency of enacting legislation that creates pathways to citizenship for undocumented immigrants this year.  But a permanent solution for those with… Continue »

Congress must deliver pathways to citizenship this year Washington, DC – Following Judge Andrew Hanen’s anti-DACA ruling, leading Democrats are stressing the urgency of delivering legislation that creates pathways to citizenship for undocumented immigrants this year. With millions of futures hanging in the balance, only Congress can enact a permanent solution.  This past week, the… Continue »