Siempre que llega el verano con sus intensas olas de calor, la gente recuerda que hay millones de trabajadores agrícolas que, sin importar el clima ni las circunstancias, pizcan y procesan los productos que alimentan a este país. Y lo hacen en medio del intenso calor, del frío, de la pandemia, bajo precarias condiciones laborales,… Continue »

Washington, DC – Hoy, en el noveno aniversario del programa de Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron en la Infancia (DACA), el Comité Judicial del Senado llevó a cabo una audiencia sobre H.R. 6, la “Ley de Promesa y Sueño Americano de 2021”. Esta legislación fue aprobada en la Cámara de Representantes en marzo de este… Continue »

Washington, DC – Today, on the ninth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 6, the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.” This legislation passed the House in March 2021 on a bipartisan basis and would put millions of Dreamers and TPS… Continue »

Esta semana, hace nueve años, el 15 de junio de 2012, el expresidente demócrata Barack Obama amparó a los Dreamers de la deportación mediante orden ejecutiva, tras una intensa campaña de presión de los propios Soñadores y de organizaciones pro inmigrantes. Obama lo hizo antes de su reelección, cuando buscaría el voto sin haber cumplido… Continue »

A recording of the call can be found here. Washington, DC – On Friday May 21st, immigrant advocates gathered for an “Office Hours” press conference to wrap up key developments on immigration from the week and to preview what’s coming down the road. Topics discussed included: Biden administration announcement that ICE will not renew contracts… Continue »

On Tuesday May 18, the #WeAreHome Campaign and Immigration Hub organized a virtual “Lobby Day” to support an expanded path to citizenship. The event centered around collective demands for Dreamers, TPS holders, essential workers, and more. This Lobby Day was an opportunity for various organizers to educate members of Congress on immigration issues but also… Continue »

“All options are on the table”   Yesterday, the We Are Home campaign held a virtual fly-in event that featured hundreds of impacted individuals, DACA recipients, TPS and DED holders, farm workers, essential workers and their allies. They made the case to lawmakers in more than 90 direct member and staff visits about why this… Continue »

Washington, DC – This afternoon, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety will hold a hearing, “The Essential Role of Immigrant Workers in America.” The subcommittee hearing, chaired by Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA), will be the unofficial kick off of the next stage of the immigration debate, focused on the push… Continue »

On May 1, advocates all across the country rallied in celebration of #MayDay to honor essential workers, DACA recipients, TPS holders, farm workers, and more. The rallies were planned to bring attention to our broken immigration system and demand meaningful change, including a path to citizenship for all immigrants living in the United States.  Check… Continue »

A Grateful Nation Should Deliver Citizenship for Undocumented Essential Workers    A new letter from House and Senate Democrats calls on President Biden to “prioritize legislation that would offer a pathway to citizenship to undocumented essential workers in the second part of his two-part infrastructure package set to address education and childcare,” as CNN described.… Continue »