Washington, DC – Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) appeared on Fox News yesterday, hyping fears over the border and warning that the “crisis is about to get a lot worse” if Democrats “include a massive amnesty” in the upcoming budget reconciliation bill.  Expect to hear a lot more of this kind of bullying from Republicans and… Continue »

Washington, DC – A must-read column from Paul Waldman of the Washington Post, titled “How Democrats can take control of the immigration debate,” captures the key political dynamics and the legislative way forward for Democrats on immigration. Highlighting new polling conducted by Global Strategy Group, Hart Research, and BSP Research on behalf of FWD.us, the… Continue »

Washington, DC – Our memo below captures the latest action at the intersection of immigration politics and policy. Be on the lookout for more on the politics of immigration this week, as tomorrow’s Virginia primary elections set up a high-profile test case whether the GOP will again embrace nativism as Ed Gillespie infamously tried in… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the call here   In Friday “Office Hours,” experts and advocates discussed recent asylum, refugee and immigration policy developments – the end of Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) , the dedicated docket plan by the Biden administration, and the need to end Title 42; the upcoming 9th anniversary of… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

The American people want solutions, not GOP “border-first” excuses for inaction Washington, DC – New NPR/Ipsos polling on immigration finds that Americans overwhelmingly support pathways to citizenship for millions of Dreamers, TPS holders, as well as farm workers and other undocumented essential workers.  But will these same Americans support citizenship legislation when there are challenges… Continue »

Newly Updated Report Lays Out The Truth: “Significantly fewer people are being admitted into the United States and placed into normal deportation proceedings when compared to 2019” Washington, DC – Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) picked up the mantle of Republican disinformation about the border yesterday at a hearing on migrant children. Referring to the Biden… Continue »

Washington, DC – It’s been a week of positive momentum for immigration and the goal of citizenship for millions of Dreamers, TPS holders, farm workers, and other essential immigrant workers. The Biden White House and leading Democrats are leaning in; the immigration movement is gearing up; the American people, including Latino voters and swing state… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Los demócratas necesitan cumplir en inmigración este año   Una nueva encuesta entre votantes latinos enfatiza por qué los demócratas necesitan utilizar su mayoría para cumplir con la reforma migratoria este año. La encuesta, llevada a cabo entre más de 1,800 votantes latinos en estados y distritos decisivos alrededor del país, fue realizada por las… Continue »

Democrats need to deliver on immigration this year   New battleground polling of Latino voters underscores why Democrats need to use their majority to deliver on immigration reform this year.  The poll, featuring responses of more than 1,800 Latino voters in battleground states and districts across the country, was conducted by Barreto Segura Partners (BSP… Continue »

It is election year in Virginia. This weekend the Republican Party holds their convention to select statewide candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General. For the gubernatorial nomination, it’s already clear that the key issues are 1) fealty to Donald Trump, and 2) who is more anti-immigrant.  In early March, Pete Snyder, whose campaign… Continue »