“Office Hours” Immigration Week in Review Recording of the call can be found here. Washington, DC – In his address to a Joint Session of Congress, President Biden said, “The country supports immigration reform. Congress should act.” And he is right. Earlier today, pollsters and key experts gathered on a weekly “Office Hours” press conference… Continue »

In recent weeks, a combination of factors has raised doubts about President Biden’s commitment to following through on his immigration and refugee agenda. He started strong, but then seemed to pause as his administration struggled to manage an increase in unaccompanied minors at our southern border. The recent wobble on refugee numbers is a prime… Continue »

With the arrival of President Biden’s first 100 days in office and ahead of his Wednesday night address to Congress, analysts and observers this week are taking stock of the Biden administration’s record and plans moving forward. In contrast to issues such as the President’s handling of COVID-19 and the economy, the Washington Post/ABC News… Continue »

Yesterday, Politico’s Transition Playbook reported, “Biden’s pollster to Dems: Don’t be afraid to talk immigration.” Conducted by John Anzalone, “one of Joe Biden’s main pollsters in 2020,” it points to a Democratic strategy of leaning in on immigration, rather than backing off. Here’s how Politico writes up the Anzalone advice: “His conclusion: Democrats shouldn’t be… Continue »

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 »