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 »

A recording of the call can be found here. Washington, DC – Lawyers representing family members who were reunited this week joined a press call with advocates and experts to review this remarkable week that saw the first four families separated by President Trump’s policies reunited in the U.S. It clearly marks a sharp break… Continue »

It is election year in Virginia. This weekend the Republican Party holds their convention to select statewide candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General. For the gubernatorial nomination, it’s already clear that the key issues are 1) fealty to Donald Trump, and 2) who is more anti-immigrant.  In early March, Pete Snyder, whose campaign… Continue »

It once seemed practically impossible that hundreds of families separated during the prior administration could be reunited once again. In the midst of cruel, anti-immigrant rhetoric, a “Zero Tolerance” policy at the border and, above all, a White House overrun by xenophobia for four long years, the hope that immigrant fathers and mothers would see… Continue »

Biden-Harris Begin Undoing Damage Caused By Trump and Stephen Miller Washington, DC – This week, families that were cruelly torn apart by the Trump administration’s disgraceful family separation policy are finally being reunited. Children and parents who haven’t seen each other in years have finally been able to embrace their loved ones and the reunions… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Democrats want to build back better. Republicans want to tear down Democrats…Blow past the rightwing noise machine and get it done, Democrats.” Yesterday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told the truth. He  declared, “100% of my focus is on stopping this new administration.” Earlier, Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), who is the GOP… Continue »

Washington, DC — President Biden’s administration is making progress in cleaning up the mess left by the Trump administration’s neglect, mismanagement and cruelty. This week, the world is watching as families are reunited for the first time since they were separated under Trump’s disgraceful family separation policy. And now, we are seeing the number of… Continue »