Washington, DC – As in-country armed conflict continues and Cameroonians deported from the United States face human rights abuses upon their return, the Biden-Harris Administration continues to fail to issue Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Cameroon.  Today, at a rally outside the White House scheduled for 11 AM, a #TPS4Cameroon rally will be held, led by… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish.  Wednesday, February 2, marks the first anniversary of President Biden’s executive order to develop a regional plan addressing the root causes of migration from Central America, as well as mechanisms to manage… Continue »

Despite deteriorating country conditions, Biden responsible for deportation flights to Haiti at a rate of one every other day during his first year in office A new piece in TIME highlights the destabilizing impact of ongoing deportations to Haiti as the nation grapples with compounding crises. Quoting leading Haitian-American leader Marleine Bastien of the Family… Continue »

Washington, DC – Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of an Executive Order from President Biden that aimed to develop a “multi-pronged approach toward managing migration throughout North and Central America that reflects the Nation’s highest values” and ultimately “foster sustainable societies” throughout the Northern Triangle. Just last week, Vice President Harris’ trip to Honduras reiterated… Continue »

Must-Read New Yorker Article by Jonathan Blitzer featuring Andrea Flores Washington, DC – A must-read article in the New Yorker, by longtime immigration chronicler Jonathan Blitzer, tells the story of the Biden Administration’s disappointing first year on immigration and border measures through the lens of former White House National Security Council staffer and immigration expert… Continue »

Start with TPS Redesignations to Advance Greater Economic Stability in Central America Washington, DC – Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to Honduras tomorrow for the inauguration of new President Xiomara Castro. As NPR’s “Morning Edition” highlights, “[T]hat Harris is going at all shows this new relationship is very important to the White House …… Continue »

Cutting through the lie at heart of the GOP attack strategy Washington, DC – Even before President Biden took office, Republicans and rightwing media allies began engaging in an ongoing attack on what they call the “open borders” policies of Biden.   For example, see former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan on Fox in August 2020… Continue »

Must-read Catherine Rampell column on the Biden immigration and border record after one year Washington, DC – A must-read column from the Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell, “A year into his presidency, Biden has kept some of Trump’s worst immigration policies in place. Why?” captures the dispiriting reality of the Biden Administration’s border and immigration policies… Continue »

Washington, DC – Over the holidays, three leading media observers of immigration policy and politics weighed in with assessments of the Biden administration’s first year, highlighting disillusionment with the administration’s failures to live up to their stated promises to turn the page from Trump’s cruelty and chaos on immigration. These observers and the sources they… Continue »

Washington, DC – Reports of internal opposition at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to the Biden administration’s systematic deportations of Haitians and the administration’s re-start – and expansion – of the MPP/Remain in Mexico program underscore growing disillusionment with the Biden administration’s border and immigration policies. Among the key reactions: Hamed Aleaziz of BuzzFeed… Continue »