Today, President Biden announced the Build Back Better framework. In it, this Administration makes it clear that immigration will be included in reconciliation:  In addition, the framework includes a $100 billion investment to reform our broken immigration system, consistent with the Senate’s reconciliation rules, as well as reducing backlogs, expanding legal representation, and making the… Continue »

Washington, DC – A continuación compartimos un comunicado del Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, Frank Sharry, tras la inclusión de la reforma migratoria en el marco de la Agenda para Una Mejor Reconstrucción (BBB), dado a conocer hoy por la Casa Blanca.  Este es otro gran paso hacia el cumplimiento de promesas, a fin de… Continue »

On Wednesday, October 27, hundreds of activists from immigration, climate, and care groups marched to Congress in hopes of sending one clear message to Democrats: it is time to deliver. More specifically, activists were asking Congress to deliver the following in the budget resolution:  Green jobs and infrastructure  Child care and medicare expansion  Citizenship for… Continue »

Immigration reform is essential for immigrant families and our economy   Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), a longtime champion of immigration reform, said this on CNN yesterday:  11 million undocumented people live in this country and contribute to our economy. They deserve to live and work here without fear. It’s been 30-plus years since Congress passed… Continue »

Democrats have to keep their promises Washington, DC – Immigration reform is back in the news. The demand for legislative action this year continues to grow. It’s up to Democrats to use their majority to deliver for people who are Americans in all but paperwork. The Washington Post has an excellent profile of Senator Alex… Continue »

No cabe duda de que el debate migratorio y, por supuesto, el tema económico y su estire y afloje por el paquete de infraestructura han arrebatado la atención de todos en estas últimas semanas, tanto como la pandemia de COVID-19. Pero hay un tema que nos pica los ojos también a todos y parece pasar… Continue »

Senator Menendez, Latino leaders, Harry Reid and Democratic voters call for immigration reform this year, no excuses   Key voices are affirming the importance of delivering immigration relief to millions this year: Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ): At an Axios virtual event yesterday, Senator Menendez reiterated his commitment to delivering on immigration this year. He expressed… Continue »

A recording of the call can be found here. Washington, DC — On a press call today, immigrant advocates gave their take on the state of play regarding the movement’s drive to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants in Congress this year.  Lorella Praeli, Co-President, Community Change Action, said, “From the beginning of the year, we… Continue »

Por segunda ocasión, la asesora legal del Senado (Parlamentaria) rechazó el llamado Plan B de los demócratas para tratar de legalizar a millones de indocumentados. De la decisión se desprende que no dará luz verde a ningún lenguaje que suponga el otorgamiento de tarjetas de residencia a la población sin papeles. Así de tajante es… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Frank Sharry: “Whether through or around the parliamentarian, Democrats need to keep their promise to deliver on citizenship.” Washington, DC – New bipartisan battleground state and district polling finds overwhelming support for delivering a pathway to citizenship in the budget reconciliation process. The polling was conducted for the American Business Immigration Council (ABIC) by the… Continue »