You can listen to a recording of the call here To wrap up a busy week in immigration, experts with three perspectives on the politics and policy choices facing the Biden administration on immigration joined a press call. They discussed recent polling that points to strong public support for solutions to vexing immigration issues; the… Continue »

Over the last few weeks, the Republican party and their right-wing media allies have tried to exploit desperate migrant kids at the border for political gain. In spite of the facts on the ground, the GOP employed a coordinated effort to solely blame President Biden, framing the situation a “crisis.” Their focus on the border… Continue »

As the chattering classes debate the prospects for immigration bills that legalize millions, we want to point out some underappreciated dynamics: Democrats are united in favor of immigrants; the American people favor pro-immigrant policies; and the movement led by immigrants continues to get stronger.  Yesterday, the House of Representatives approved the Dream and Promise Act… Continue »

New Reports Show As GOP Doubles Down on Losing Xenophobia, Democrats Are in Step with Public Opinion Ahead of “Dream & Promise” Votes This Week Ahead of this week’s expected House votes on the “American Dream and Promise Act (HR 6),” America’s Voice is releasing two short reports on the politics of immigration specifically related… Continue »

During the week of March 15, the United States House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act. The legislation would create a path to citizenship for over 3 million young immigrants as well as TPS holders. The measure passed in 2019 by a vote of 237-187, and seven Republicans voted… Continue »

Democrats have introduced a series of immigration bills to create a pathway to legal status for millions of undocumented immigrants in an attempt to fix our decades-old broken system. Votes in the House of Representatives are expected during the week of March 15, 2021, on the American Dream and Promise Act (HR 6) and the… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the call here   Earlier today, Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA), advocates, public opinion researchers and a DACA recipient gathered on a call to discuss the upcoming votes next week in the House on legislative proposals to create pathways to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. As speakers addressed their hopes… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the call here.  Earlier today, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), the Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship was joined on a press call by Gary Segura of BSP Research and Juan Escalante, a Venezuelan-born DACA recipient and activist with FWD.us to summarize new polling conducted for FWD.us… Continue »

Since 1990, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been used to give protections for immigrants fleeing natural disasters, political instability, and humanitarian crises.  In addition to granting lifesaving protections to refugees seeking asylum from dangerous conditions, TPS is a beneficial tool that can help create stability and economic recovery through remittances.  In other words: the remittances… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

A new national poll conducted by Global Strategy Group, Garin-Hart-Yang and LD, Insights in partnership with FWD.us and America’s Voice found an electorate eager for Congressional action on immigration and very high levels of support for the major citizenship proposals currently being considered by Congress. The popularity of these proposals show the potential for political… Continue »