In 2018 and 2019, President Trump abandoned a long-standing refugee and asylum policy by issuing guidance that instructed USCIS officers to only consider marriages that were valid under the law of their home country. Unfortunately, this excluded many LGBTQ families, interfaith marriages, and those who were married in refugee camps with informal social structures not… Continue »

TPS is an effective solution for humanitarian aid and regional stability and TPS is a decision solely at the President’s discretion A new piece in the Austin American-Statesman underscores the link between widespread hunger and migration pressures, especially in our hemisphere. More than two million people are estimated to have fled Haiti and the Northern… Continue »

“We have a responsibility to repair the damage done and to ensure it never happens again” Washington, DC – With family separation back in the news and Republicans trying to whitewash and defend the policy, two powerful columns remind us of the horrors committed by former President Trump and his White House advisor Stephen Miller… Continue »

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Biden Administration announced steps to reinstate the Central American Minors Program. The program will allow young people in danger in Central America to apply for reunification with their parents who are living in the United States. The goal is to provide alternatives to children at risk. They can apply for… Continue »

Broad support among Americans to help those who risked it all to stand with us Washington, DC – At first, it seemed that Republicans would rally to the cause of rescuing and resettling Afghans who risked their lives to help America. Increasingly, however, the nativist core of the GOP is reasserting itself. Stephen Miller, Tucker… Continue »

Meanwhile, Stephen Miller and Foxlandia find themselves in a shrinking cul-de-sac of hardcore haters   New polling finds that the American people, from across the political spectrum, overwhelmingly support efforts to evacuate and resettle our Afghan allies in the U.S. Fresh polling from CBS News finds that Americans support helping “Afghan translators enter the U.S.”… Continue »

Washington, DC – The ongoing crisis for tens of thousands of imperiled Afghans seeking to safely evacuate is sparking predictable anti-refugee xenophobia and hate from the usual suspects – including Stephen Miller, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, and a cabal of anti-immigrant House Republicans. But in the face of this ugliness and abdication of America’s moral… Continue »

Below is a column by David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated into English.  The most recent global events, inevitably, have an immediate repercussion on the migration issue: from the endless arrival of desperate migrants to the southern border of the United States, to the recent social protests in Cuba, to the assassination of… Continue »

Compounding humanitarian crisis demand urgent action from Biden Administration On Saturday, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti and the death count is already at 1,900 with widespread damage, especially across the southern third of the country. The natural disaster hit amid instability following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, widespread poverty, hurricane season, kidnappings, violence,… Continue »

The most recent global events, inevitably, have an immediate repercussion on the migration issue: from the endless arrival of desperate migrants to the southern border of the United States, to the recent social protests in Cuba, to the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse and subsequent earthquake in Haiti —with more than 1,900 dead in this… Continue »