This morning, the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act with significant immigration reform provisions. This bill provides work permits for an estimated 7.1 million undocumented immigrants that have been  in the U.S. for decades it allows them to travel outside the U.S. and also protects them from deportation.  The bill now heads… Continue »

Yesterday, House Minority Leader in the House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy delayed  the vote on the Build Back Better Act with  an over eight-and-a-half-hour speech  on the House floor. Throughout his speech, the GOP leader took aim at undocumented immigrants, the so-called “Biden Border Crisis” and tried to make a case for keeping immigration provisions… Continue »

Washington, DC – In the Arizona Republic, Yvonne Wingett Sanchez recaps a new interview with Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ):  “Sinema, who has long favored immigration reform, reiterated her support for protections for undocumented immigrants that Democrats want to add in the reconciliation bill. But it’s unclear if an attempt to pass immigration provisions through the… Continue »

The immigration reforms in BBB give us a chance to enact work permits and deportation protections for 7 million immigrants this year Washington, DC — The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: We urge all House Democrats to vote yes on the Build Back Better bill, and to do… Continue »