More state and federal funding for support services ensures migrants and asylum seekers are safe and can start delivering economic benefits directly to their communities New York, NY — In a recent op-ed, David Dyssegaard Kallick and Carola Otero Bracco highlighted the immediate positive economic impact of migrants... Continue »
Douglas Rivlin: “To be pro-immigrant is to be pro-American” Washington, DC — Immigrants are essential to the identity and history of the US, which has always been a beacon of hope and opportunity for immigrants. The reality is that immigration is an essential ingredient to economic growth as the... Continue »
While elected officials in New York  blame immigrants and asylum seekers for budget cuts and economically-strained communities, the facts continue to show that immigrants, including asylum seekers, actually strengthen New York’s economy. From filling open jobs to paying billions in taxes to bringing in billions of dollars in income,... Continue »
Labor Day is an annual observation won by labor activists who “pushed for a federal holiday to recognize the many contributions workers have made to America’s strength, prosperity, and well-being,” the U.S. Department of Labor said. According to new polling, labor unions enjoy strong support from the American people... Continue »
35 House Democrats led by Reps. Chuy García (D-IL), Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), Lou Correa (D-CA) and Darren Soto (D-FL) have penned a letter urging the Biden administration to use existing law to extend work permits to both new and long-time immigrants already in the U.S. The letter has the... Continue »
Immigrant workers, students, union members and allies in states including Washington, New York and Wisconsin rallied on Monday to advocate for greater workplace protections, union rights, and relief for immigrant communities. May Day, also known as Workers’ Day, celebrates the struggles and victories of laborers, many of whom are... Continue »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week. Judging by media coverage, “A Day Without Immigrants 2022” accomplished its goals of underlining the importance... Continue »
A juzgar por la cobertura mediática, “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes 2022” cumplió sus objetivos de plasmar la importancia de los indocumentados en el quehacer económico diario de Estados Unidos mediante sus servicios, mano de obra y poder adquisitivo. Estas manifestaciones no son nuevas y se han dado en medio... Continue »
Marcela García Boston Globe Column Makes Compelling Case for Immigrants and Immigration Washington, DC – A must-read column from Marcela García in the Boston Globe summarizes the many reasons why getting our economy right means getting immigration policy right.  From filling worker shortages and tackling inflation concerns in the... Continue »
Washington, DC – We keep saying it: getting our economy right means getting immigration policy right. These days, a growing chorus of voices is saying it, too. This week, new reporting from NPR and a think tank report put the need for pro-immigrant policy in sharp relief, while examples... Continue »