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 »

Originally published from #WelcomeWithDignity   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2021 CONTACT: press@welcomewithdignity.org   #WelcomeWithDignity Denounces Biden Administration’s Expansion of MPP, Calls for this Unlawful and Cruel Policy to be Ended Once and For All   Washington — Today the Biden administration announced it will restart and expand the implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known… Continue »

Sin respuesta aún sobre el futuro de su situación migratoria, pero con la mirada fija en sus prioridades personales y familiares, los inmigrantes indocumentados vuelven a ponerse en guardia. Esta vez para agregar su granito de arena a fin de mantener viva y alimentada a la sociedad estadounidense, ante la eventualidad de que se propague… Continue »

Washington, DC – Democrats are pressing forward on plans to get the results the American people demand and undocumented immigrants have earned. The immigration provisions in the Build Back Better legislative package will deliver popular and meaningful relief and security for millions of immigrant families.  As Democrats seek to enact good policy, even if it… Continue »

Instead of copying his predecessor, President Biden must end betrayals of what he promised would be humane immigration policies Karen Musalo, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at the University of California, Hastings, pens a powerful op-ed in the LA Times calling on the Biden Administration to end… Continue »

Biden Administration responsible for more than 80 deportation flights to Haiti since September 19 As Widlore Mérancourt and Paulina Villegas report for the Washington Post, chaotic and dangerous conditions in Haiti are increasing migration pressures on the already destabilized island nation. Increasing numbers of Haitians are being forced to flee, making a potentially fatal journey… Continue »

Washington, DC – In the Arizona Republic, Yvonne Wingett Sanchez recaps a new interview with Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ):  “Sinema, who has long favored immigration reform, reiterated her support for protections for undocumented immigrants that Democrats want to add in the reconciliation bill. But it’s unclear if an attempt to pass immigration provisions through the… Continue »

The immigration reforms in BBB give us a chance to enact work permits and deportation protections for 7 million immigrants this year Washington, DC — The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: We urge all House Democrats to vote yes on the Build Back Better bill, and to do… Continue »

Washington, DC — We are at a critical juncture. The House is gearing up to vote on the Build Back Better bill and the House Judiciary Committee has included immigration reforms. We at America’s Voice support these reforms and urge their passage.  Here are some key points that members of Congress should consider as they… Continue »