In March 2017, Senator Chuck Schumer and then-Senator Kamala Harris were among leaders to join advocacy groups and affected families to oppose a proposal then wreaking havoc and fear in immigrant communities: funding indicted former President Donald Trump’s deportation force. Some speakers at the UnidosUS (then known as NCLR)... Continue »
On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, thousands of immigration advocates from across the country marched the streets of Washington, D.C. to demand Congress includes a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants in the budget reconciliation package.  The march was part of a nationwide effort to ensure Congress invests in the... Continue »
With the shift to an entirely virtual event, the Democratic National Convention is a somewhat unorthodox experiment this year as the country adjusts to this new reality of online campaigns. However, despite these constraints, many prominent members of the Democratic party were able to come together over the course... Continue »
A recording of the call is available here Earlier today, Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) gathered on a press call with DACA and TPS immigrant workers who are fighting the corona virus on the front lines to highlight the urgent need to protect... Continue »
While Trump continues to propose more cruel and nonsensical policies destined to fail, Democrats are embracing a sensible, humane and effective way forward. Witness Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s floor speech yesterday, during which he refuted Trump’s bogus suggestion that Democrats don’t have a plan for the refugee crisis... Continue »
This week, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reaffirmed his commitment to passing the Dream Act by the end of 2017. In a Dreamer Dinner meeting with members of United We Dream, Make the Road New York, and America’s Voice, the Minority Leader expressed his unconditional support for the... Continue »
Donald Trump’s mass deportation agenda is already wreaking havoc in immigrant communities across the country — and even more detentions and deportations will occur if Congress grants Trump the $3 billion supplemental funding request he’s seeking to massively expand the country’s deportation force. That’s why Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY),... Continue »
This week, President Trump will request $6.6 billion to fund his nationwide deportation force, new detention centers, and a massive infrastructure increase at the border (read: stupid border wall) – all to implement his mass deportation blueprint. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has staked out a strong stance,... Continue »
A video recording of today’s event is available here. Washington, DC – As rumors swirl that President Donald Trump may undo several immigration policies created by the Obama Administration this week, Sen. Cortez Masto (D-NV); Greisa Martinez of United We Dream; Rev. Jennifer Butler of Faith in Public Life;... Continue »
As we recently wrote, Republican leadership in the House has refused to schedule a vote on immigration reform — yet they continue to find time to let Rep. Steve King (R-IA) rant and rave against immigrants and offer up votes to go after them. Last June, the House passed a Steve King amendment... Continue »