It once seemed practically impossible that hundreds of families separated during the prior administration could be reunited once again. In the midst of cruel, anti-immigrant rhetoric, a “Zero Tolerance” policy at the border and, above all, a White House overrun by xenophobia for four long years, the hope that... Continue »
Biden-Harris Begin Undoing Damage Caused By Trump and Stephen Miller Washington, DC – This week, families that were cruelly torn apart by the Trump administration’s disgraceful family separation policy are finally being reunited. Children and parents who haven’t seen each other in years have finally been able to embrace... Continue »
Parecía prácticamente imposible que cientos de familias separadas durante el gobierno anterior se pudieran reunir de nuevo alguna vez. En medio de una cruel retórica antiinmigrante, de una política de “tolerancia cero” en la frontera y, sobre todo, de una Casa Blanca tomada por la xenofobia durante cuatro largos... Continue »
Washington, DC — President Biden’s administration is making progress in cleaning up the mess left by the Trump administration’s neglect, mismanagement and cruelty. This week, the world is watching as families are reunited for the first time since they were separated under Trump’s disgraceful family separation policy. And now,... Continue »
Because of the incredible work from the groups Al Otro Lado, Immigrant Defenders Law Center, and Families Belong Together, Sandra Ortíz and Bryan Chávez were reunited yesterday after spending three long years separated due to Trump’s zero tolerance policy.  Although the significance of seeing this family’s reunification cannot be... Continue »
Trump took a wrecking ball to our broken immigration system; Biden has begun the formidable job of unwinding the cruelty and building anew   The Biden administration is making progress – reunifying families ripped apart by the Trump administration, better managing the arrival of unaccompanied minors at the border,... Continue »
Frank Sharry: “We need to build a forward-looking and modern immigration system rather than revert to the depravity and failure of the Trump years or taking seriously Republicans who want only to play politics and embrace the indefensible.” As Republican congressional delegations continued to head to our southern border... Continue »
Although Republicans supported President Trump’s cruel, ineffective immigration policies for years, they are currently attempting to politicize President Biden’s attempts to humanely manage the border and end Trump’s harsh and ineffective policies. Yet their efforts to portray any increase in border crossings as an indictment of the Biden administration... Continue »
While the White House is pushing an immigration reform bill with a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, it is also advancing executive actions and policy changes to bring an end to some of the most onerous practices of the Trump presidency, including the detention of children and families.... Continue »
Reuniting Families Ripped Apart by Trump’s Depravity is Vital This afternoon President Biden will sign three new Executive Orders on immigration. These three EOs are in addition to the six executive orders, two DHS memos, and the sweeping legislative proposal announced on day one. Below are four key points... Continue »