Washington, DC – Momentum keeps building for pathways to citizenship to be enacted in Congress this year. That is because Democrats are leaning in, blowing past bad-faith Republicans, and preparing to achieve a long overdue breakthrough on their own.  Democrats commit to enact citizenship via reconciliation The President meets today with leading Democrats on immigration:… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

New polling from Data for Progress finds that the citizenship proposals to be included by Senate Democrats in their human infrastructure package are overwhelmingly popular with Democrats, Independents and Republicans. The question asked: “Do you support or oppose legislation that would create an earned path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the… Continue »

The National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC), the political arm of the House Republican Caucus, has a long history of running racist, xenophobic ads, as documented by America’s Voice ad tracking over the past few cycles. The Republican Party has nothing to offer the American people – besides the Big Lie and fealty to Donald Trump… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Democrats stand with the majority of Americans and should lean in to deliver immigration solutions that reflect our shared values and national interests.” Washington, DC – New immigration polling from Gallup finds that over the past quarter century Americans have become increasingly pro-immigrant. The new poll finds: By a 75-21% margin, Gallup finds… Continue »

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 »