Dozens of bipartisan mayors and county executives from coast to coast have added their voices to calls urging the Biden administration to expand work permits for long-settled undocumented immigrants, including individuals married to U.S. citizens, Dreamers unable to apply for DACA, and others who’ve called America their home for... Continue »
Immigrant workers and their advocates are celebrating news that the Biden administration has issued a temporary rule extending work permits for roughly 800,000 individuals who were at risk of losing their permission to work due to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) processing delays. Without action, immigrant workers would... Continue »
Washington, DC — This afternoon, President Biden will visit the site of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse and meet with the families of the six men who lost their lives. The following is a statement from Vanessa Cárdenas, Executive Director of America’s Voice: “Joe Biden has been at... Continue »
The Biden administration this week announced a historic settlement in an ongoing class action lawsuit over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. This was the brutal, chaotic, and traumatizing order, concocted by then-Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III and noted white nationalist Stephen Miller, that resulted in the forcible... Continue »
Forty-four bipartisan members of Congress are urging the Biden administration to expand temporary protections for Nicaragua. While the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) made the right move earlier this year by rescinding the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaragua and extending relief for another 18... Continue »
Eligible immigrants have begun applying for relief under the Biden administration’s recent extension and redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). More than 242,000 Venezuelans are currently protected under the program, according to the Biden administration. Under the expansion, an additional 472,000 Venezuelan nationals will now also be... Continue »
“Like Other Immigrants And Asylum Seekers, Those Who Have Fled Venezuela Don’t Want Handouts Or Special Treatment – Instead, They Want To Work And Support Themselves And Contribute More Fully To Their Communities,” Said America’s Voice Executive Director Vanessa Cárdenas The Biden administration has officially announced that it is... Continue »
The calls for the Biden administration to protect immigrant communities already in the U.S. through Temporary Protected Status (TPS) continue, including an immigrant worker-led rally at the White House, a video to President Biden from the children and grandchildren of essential workers, and a forceful op-ed from the speaker... Continue »
Nearly three dozen mayors and county executives from the Cities for Action coalition have added their voices to the call urging the Biden administration to designate or redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 11 countries, writing in a letter that the designations will both protect immigrants already here from... Continue »
Immigrants and allies rallied outside the White House on Wednesday to urge the Biden administration to expand protections for Cameroonian immigrants currently in the United States. The rally, led by the Cameroon Advocacy Network and local Cameroonian community, urged officials to extend and redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for... Continue »