New York Daily News editorial: “Last chance: Pared-down immigration provisions must be kept in the reconciliation bill” Washington, DC – With Congress back in session this week following the House’s recent passage of the Build Back Better legislative package, below are several key updates about the immigration provisions included in the bill. “Hopeful sign”  A… Continue »

Sometimes downtrodden, other times moderately hopeful, the much-delayed immigration reform has been, in contemporary U.S. history, an episode of highs and lows that, if it did not carry with it the lives of millions of human beings, would be nothing more than a minor, anecdotal blip in history. But it turns out that over the… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  Sometimes downtrodden, other times moderately hopeful, the much-delayed immigration reform has been, in contemporary U.S. history, an episode of highs and lows that, if it did not carry with it the lives of millions of… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  Just as in 2013, a ray of hope for millions of undocumented immigrants is surging, following the House of Representatives’ approval of a massive social spending bill that includes an immigration plan. In this case,… Continue »

Washington, DC – Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), one of the nation’s foremost champions for immigrants, appeared on NPR this weekend to assess the way forward for the Build Back Better legislative package, including its immigration provisions. He noted:  Delivering relief and reform for undocumented immigrants is popular:  “As long as these undocumented – and there… Continue »

Algunas veces alicaída, otras veces medianamente esperanzadora, la postergada reforma migratoria ha representado para la historia contemporánea de Estados Unidos un episodio de altibajos que, si no arrastrara consigo las vidas de millones de seres humanos, no sería más que un tema menor del anecdotario americano. Pero resulta que durante las tres últimas décadas, la… Continue »

  Al igual que ocurrió en 2013, surge un rayo de esperanza para millones de indocumentados tras la aprobación en la Cámara de Representantes el viernes de un plan migratorio contenido en un inmenso proyecto de gastos sociales. En este caso, es un plan que otorgaría permisos temporales de diez años para los indocumentados, los… Continue »

Washington, DC — The House approved the Build Back Better bill with immigration reform provisions intact. We are close to delivering long overdue relief for millions of undocumented immigrants who have lived and worked in the U.S. for decades. While the bill does not include the path to citizenship that America’s immigrants have earned, it… Continue »

“Demócratas de la Cámara Baja, gracias. Demócratas del Senado, es su turno”  Washington, DC – A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, una organización de defensa de los inmigrantes. Este día los demócratas de la Cámara de Representantes tomaron medidas decisivas y audaces al aprobar la Ley Para Una… Continue »

“House Democrats, thank you. Senate Democrats, it’s your turn.” Washington, DC – The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization. Today, the House Democrats took decisive and bold action by approving the Build Back Better Act. This is a huge achievement. We salute the work of… Continue »