“This legislation puts important checks and balances on future executives that we did not know we needed until Trump and Stephen Miller came along.” The No Ban Act (H.R. 1333) moved forward today after a mark-up hearing in the House Judiciary Committee, with floor action expected shortly. The legislation is a response to President Trump’s… Continue »

A Grateful Nation Should Deliver Citizenship for Undocumented Essential Workers    A new letter from House and Senate Democrats calls on President Biden to “prioritize legislation that would offer a pathway to citizenship to undocumented essential workers in the second part of his two-part infrastructure package set to address education and childcare,” as CNN described.… Continue »

Douglas Rivlin: “We must replace GOP political depravity with a modern solution.”    A new CNN op-ed from former HUD Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, “Republicans are politicizing the border and children’s lives,” blasts the GOP for their fear mongering, falsehoods, and politicization of the lives of children from Central America who are… Continue »

Congress returns to work and, on the issue of immigration, we see the same old song and dance continue as it has for decades. On the one hand, Republicans exploit the “crisis” at the border as if it were something new, without offering solutions, just a return to the cruel policies of Donald Trump. And… Continue »

Reps. Albio Sires (NJ-8) and Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) Urge DHS Sec. to Redesignate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS)  Earlier this week, Democratic Rep. Albio Sires joined Republican colleague Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart in sending a letter to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urgently calling for Haiti to be redesignated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). It is… Continue »

Calls out Republicans trying to score cheap political points on the backs of fleeing children Immigrant advocacy groups are calling out Republican’s border and immigration politics ahead of their third border visit. Republican elected officials are headed to Texas’s Rio Grande Valley to hold a press conference and stage photo-ops to take advantage of the… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the call here   In another week of America’s Voice “Office Hours,” experts and advocates discussed the recent immigration developments. Speakers delved into March CBP numbers, analyzed the root causes of migration, discussed the role of refugee resettlement as part of a regional strategy, and denounced the treatment… Continue »

Urge Support for Biden-Harris Plan to Achieve Humane and Durable Solutions You can hear a recording of the call here Today, with Republican lawmakers led by Rep. Scalise at the Southern border in McAllen, TX, former HUD Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro joined Jess Morales Rocketto of Care in Action and Frank Sharry… Continue »