A new letter released today from 100 Members of Congress calls on House Democratic leadership to include a “pathway to citizenship for essential immigrant workers and their families, Dreamers, and TPS holders in the COVID-19 reconciliation recovery package.”  See quotes below from (CHC) Chairman Raul Ruiz (D-CA), Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), Rep. Joaquin Castro… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today advocates, experts, and impacted persons gathered on a press call to discuss the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Central American countries devastated by hurricanes Eta and Iota. Back-to-back hurricanes Eta and Iota ripped through Central American last… Continue »

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El lanzamiento de la campaña We Are Home es otro recordatorio de que las cosas que parecían inamovibles en inmigración han cambiado. El progreso real es posible. Este año. Biden envió un audaz y amplio proyecto de ley de inmigración desde su primer día en el cargo. El nuevo gobierno ya ha puesto en funcionamiento… Continue »

This is the year. Now is the time. Yesterday’s launch of the We Are Home campaign is another reminder that the tectonic plates have shifted on immigration. Real progress is possible. This year. Biden introduced a bold and sweeping bill immigration bill on day one. The new administration has already rolled out eight major executive… Continue »

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Editorials, columnists, and observers are weighing in to support the confident immigration vision President Biden has put forward through legislation and executive action.  The Washington Post editorial: Biden’s bold immigration plan would really put America first President Biden has served notice that his ambitious immigration plan is in the first rank of his priorities. Some… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: Today marks a new day for the nation, a confident embrace of foundational American ideals, and a sea change in policy affecting immigrants and refugees in America. As the Day One legislative proposal and executive orders on immigration underscore, President Biden and… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, immigration policy experts convened to dive deep into the Day One Biden bill as well as today’s immigration-related executive orders.  Greisa Martinez Rosas, Executive Director, United We Dream: During the past four years under Trump, we were able to not only survive, but thrive.… Continue »

You can hear a recording of the call here Earlier today immigrant justice advocates gathered on a press call to make clear movement priorities on the eve of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris being sworn in. The Biden-Harris administration must undo the damage of the last four years and build a fair, humane and functional… Continue »

The House of Representatives is expected to debate and vote on the NO BAN Act a today, a bill to rescind President Trump’s Muslim Ban, African Ban and Refugee Ban as well as to prevent measures that restrict legal immigration and travel based on religion, national origin or other forms of blatant discrimination.  The following… Continue »

6,600 TPS holders in MD Working at Forefront of the COVID-19 Response A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic in Maryland joined Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and immigration experts and organizers to discuss the critical role TPS holders have… Continue »