A week after the Biden Administration designated TPS for Haitians living in the U.S. because of dangerous and rapidly deteriorating conditions, a bicameral group of Congressional leaders is calling on the Biden Administration to take action in countries that are similarly unsafe for return. Yesterday, Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.  Earlier today, immigrant advocates and current and potential Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders gathered on a press call to urge the Biden administration to act swiftly on TPS designations in Cameroon, Haiti, and Mauritania and to discuss the unique challenges Black immigrants face. Deportations have continued to… Continue »

“We give them Three Pinocchios” Throughout the debate over the Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6), some House Republicans tried to kill the Dream and Promise Act by raising the specter of gang members, smugglers and those with multiple criminal convictions being able to obtain green cards as a result of the legislation. Today, Salvador… Continue »

A Powerful Victory for the Common Sense and the Problem-Solving Americans Want from their Elected Leaders Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, regarding yesterday’s passage of the American Dream and Promise Act: For years, Democrats have promised to make immigration reform a priority, and for… Continue »

The Dream and Promise Act passed out of the House on a 237-187 vote today. It’s a momentous occasion, and one that’s been years in the making. The bill takes us one step closer to permanent protections for Dreamers and TPS-holders — longtime immigrants who have lived in the U.S. and contributed to our country… Continue »

On Day of Bill Passage, Congress Must Not Lose Sight of Importance to Continue Fighting for Immigrants at Risk The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, on the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act that would provide permanent protections for immigrant youth… Continue »

Congress Should Act on the Will of the American People and Pass Permanent Protections for Dreamers and TPS and DED Holders On Tuesday, June 4th, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, which would provide permanent protections for immigrant youth – Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status (TPS)… Continue »

CNN’s Ariane de Vogue reports that the Trump administration Department of Justice is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) case as soon as possible – seeking to officially end the popular and successful program. Meanwhile, new polling from Global Strategy Group and released today by FWD.us… Continue »

Last week, the legislation marking up the Dream and Promise Act passed out of the House Judiciary Committee. Amid the administration’s multiple attempts to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) and increasing attacks on immigrant populations, these bills will provide not only necessary protections, but… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, after yesterday’s House Judiciary Committee passage of new and permanent protections for Dreamers, TPS holders and DED recipients. Yesterday, we moved towards a more expansive and welcoming America. The House Judiciary Democrats approved a strong bill that creates a roadmap to citizenship… Continue »