Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Biden Administration announced steps to reinstate the Central American Minors Program. The program will allow young people in danger in Central America to apply for reunification with their parents who are living in the United States. The goal is to provide alternatives to children at risk. They can apply for… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, potential TPS holders, advocates, and experts joined Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX20) to explain the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate El Salvador and Honduras for TPS. Country conditions in El Salvador, Honduras, and throughout Central America have continued to deteriorate over the years… Continue »

Washington, DC – Earlier today, potential TPS holders, advocates, and experts joined together to explain the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate Nicaragua for TPS. Country conditions in Nicaragua have continued to deteriorate over the years with increased violence, corruption, environmental disasters and impacts of climate change —all of which has been compounded… Continue »

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Washington, DC – Hoy la Casa Blanca dio a conocer su estrategia para abordar el origen de la migración forzada desde Centroamérica. Es un elemento crucial del plan de acción de Biden en torno a la inmigración.   Compartimos a continuación un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, al respecto: El gobierno de… Continue »

Washington, DC – Today the White House released its strategy document to address the root causes of forced migration from Central America. This is a critical component of the Biden Immigration Blueprint. The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: The Biden-Harris administration has a plan to stabilize the region… Continue »

A recording of the call is here. Earlier today, potential Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and experts from Guatemala and the United States will join Rep. Norma Torres (CA-35) to explain the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate Guatemala for TPS.  Country conditions in Guatemala have continued to deteriorate over the years with… Continue »

A profile of a Salvadoran TPS holder underscores need for TPS designations and Dream and Promise Act instead of “patchwork or duct tape approach to immigration”  In a new article for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Brian Lopez profiles Texas-based Salvadoran Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder Hipolito Zavala.  Like the more than 400,000 TPS holders across… Continue »

“This is exactly what America should be doing.”   Today, the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a joint statement announcing the expansion of the Central American Minors (CAM) program. This program allows people in the United States to petition as sponsors for refugee minors in El Salvador, Honduras and… Continue »

A recording of the event can be found here.  Washington, DC – At a virtual press event on Wednesday, regional, foreign policy and immigration policy experts discussed Vice President Harris’ trip to Guatemala and Mexico. The visits provided the Biden administration an opportunity to introduce their vision for addressing root causes in the region and… Continue »

If it’s true that the official visit of Vice President Kamala Harris to Mexico and Central America, to discuss the root causes of immigration to the North, advances a mission with more long term than short term goals, the need to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants who have lived in the United States for decades,… Continue »