“Enough already with the drama and delays. It’s time for Democrats to deliver on their promises. Modernizing our immigration system is one of them.” Washington, DC – As a whirlwind of hot takes and bad exit polls swirl, we can all agree on one thing: Democrats’ political prospects will be improved if and when they… Continue »

“We have a responsibility to repair the damage done and to ensure it never happens again” Washington, DC – With family separation back in the news and Republicans trying to whitewash and defend the policy, two powerful columns remind us of the horrors committed by former President Trump and his White House advisor Stephen Miller… Continue »

Immigration reform is essential for immigrant families and our economy   Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), a longtime champion of immigration reform, said this on CNN yesterday:  11 million undocumented people live in this country and contribute to our economy. They deserve to live and work here without fear. It’s been 30-plus years since Congress passed… Continue »

Democrats have to keep their promises Washington, DC – Immigration reform is back in the news. The demand for legislative action this year continues to grow. It’s up to Democrats to use their majority to deliver for people who are Americans in all but paperwork. The Washington Post has an excellent profile of Senator Alex… Continue »

GOP leaders have yet to stand up to Trump and his incendiary xenophobia Washington, DC – The vile “Great Replacement” theory – the racist and noxious notion that Democrats and Jews are trying to “replace” white people with Black and Brown immigrants – is in the news this week.  In Charlottesville, a civil trial for… Continue »

Senator Menendez, Latino leaders, Harry Reid and Democratic voters call for immigration reform this year, no excuses   Key voices are affirming the importance of delivering immigration relief to millions this year: Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ): At an Axios virtual event yesterday, Senator Menendez reiterated his commitment to delivering on immigration this year. He expressed… Continue »

Washington, DC – Today is a national day of action in support of Haitian migrants, with actions planned in more than 10 cities across America. Ahead of today’s actions, two stories capture why there is so much energy and outrage around the Biden administration’s mistreatment of Haitians. Find excerpts and links below: A Vox story… Continue »

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Senior State Department Official Resigns in Protest, Calling the Deportation of Haitians “Illegal” and “Inhumane” Washington, DC – Two recent resignations from the Biden administration were accompanied by powerful condemnations of the administration’s ongoing deportations of Haitians to a nation buckling under the strain of political violence, an earthquake’s devastation and climate-related disasters. To carry… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Frank Sharry: “Whether through or around the parliamentarian, Democrats need to keep their promise to deliver on citizenship.” Washington, DC – New bipartisan battleground state and district polling finds overwhelming support for delivering a pathway to citizenship in the budget reconciliation process. The polling was conducted for the American Business Immigration Council (ABIC) by the… Continue »

Washington, DC – The horrifying images of U.S. Border Patrol’s mistreatment of Haitians at our southern border are indefensible. In addition to investigating and holding accountable those responsible, the U.S. government needs to stop deporting Haitians to a country the U.S. government has said Haitians should not be deported to.  Leading observers have been unsparing… Continue »