Labor Unions, National Security Experts, Faith-based Organizations, Faith Leaders, Elected Officials and Educators Have Asked Congress to Protect Immigrants Living in Limbo Over The Past Few Weeks Ahead of today’s House Judiciary Committee markup, hundreds of groups, individuals and experts throughout the country and across different fields have sent letters to Congress calling for permanent… Continue »

As the House Judiciary Committee moves tomorrow to mark up legislation aimed at providing permanent protections for millions of Dreamers, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) recipients and their families the Trump administration has thrown into legal jeopardy, America’s Voice reminds Judiciary Members of… Continue »

One day before the House Judiciary Committee markup of legislation containing protections for immigrant youth known as Dreamers and long-time beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), 400 national, regional, and local groups across the country sent a letter urging Congress to pass the legislation. From grassroots organizations and unions to environmental and… Continue »

Congress Must Act to Protect Americans at Home and Interests Abroad A recording of the call is here. Earlier today, national security experts gathered to highlight a letter signed by groups from across the nation explaining the importance of passing the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R. 6) from a national security perspective. The… Continue »

New Senate Bills Would Protect Millions from Possible Forced Deportation and Family Separation Today, the Senate is introducing two new bills that will provide permanent protections for those who immigrated to the U.S. as children and have since grown up in the U.S. as well as those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced… Continue »

Immigrant Youth, TPS and DED Holders, and Allies Rally Across the Nation to Urge Passage of Dream and Promise Act In the week since Congress introduced H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise act, immigrants and allies across the nation have mobilized to urge passage of the bill that would grant permanent protections for immigrant communities… Continue »

This past week, members of Congress unveiled the sweeping Dream and Promise Act, aiming to provide permanent protections for Dreamers as well as TPS and DED holders whose lives have been completely upended at the hands of the Trump administration. Legislators across the country are voicing their support for the act. Below is a round-up… Continue »

Here is a recording of the call. Earlier today, Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and former ambassador to Panama John Feeley joined together with policy experts and a Dreamer to discuss the introduction of the new Dream and Promise Act (HR 6). Speakers emphasized the overwhelming reasons that permanent protections for these groups are necessary to protect… Continue »

“It makes no sense to ‘undocument’ those who are currently documented and to target the most-vetted immigrants in America – those who have had to come forward periodically to re-apply for DACA or TPS or what have you.” On Tuesday, House Democrats will introduce HR 6, the Dream & Promise Act,  to provide a permanent… Continue »

Alex Daugherty at the Miami Herald reports that yesterday, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus revealed legislation that will grant Dreamers, TPS and DED holders paths to citizenship in a combined bill. Unveiled before a Congressional hearing for the House Committee on the Judiciary, the bill be a much needed reprieve for hard-working immigrants, most of whom… Continue »