A recording of the call is here. Earlier today, potential Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and experts from Guatemala and the United States will join Rep. Norma Torres (CA-35) to explain the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate Guatemala for TPS.  Country conditions in Guatemala have continued to deteriorate over the years with… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the call here Washington, DC –  Leading immigrant advocates joined a press call this afternoon to call on lawmakers and the Biden administration to take action and provide security for Haitians, Liberians and other migrants seeking safety or permanent residence. In light of recent developments – the assasination… Continue »

Administration Should Continue to Use TPS as a Tool to Extend Protections for Those Seeking Refuge from Dangerous Conditions Today the Biden Administration announced it would be redesignating and extending TPS for Yemen. The following is a statement from Douglas Rivlin, Director of Communication for America’s Voice, in response to the 18 month redesignation and… Continue »

A profile of a Salvadoran TPS holder underscores need for TPS designations and Dream and Promise Act instead of “patchwork or duct tape approach to immigration”  In a new article for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Brian Lopez profiles Texas-based Salvadoran Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder Hipolito Zavala.  Like the more than 400,000 TPS holders across… Continue »

A recording of the call can be found here Washington, DC – Following up a week of developments, immigration experts hosted a press call and discussed legislative developments in DC and grassroots momentum across the country. The call followed up the #WeCantWait day of action rally and march in DC, the Fast for Freedom taking… Continue »

Democrats gear up to deliver a legislative breakthrough on citizenship Washington, DC – We’ve been calling for Democrats to use every ounce of their majority to deliver a long-overdue breakthrough on citizenship bills by using a 51-vote vehicle. It now appears that it’s game on. Pelosi: “There Ain’t No Infrastructure Bill Without the Reconciliation Bill” … Continue »

Washington, DC – Today, on the ninth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 6, the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.” This legislation passed the House in March 2021 on a bipartisan basis and would put millions of Dreamers and TPS… Continue »

Esta semana, hace nueve años, el 15 de junio de 2012, el expresidente demócrata Barack Obama amparó a los Dreamers de la deportación mediante orden ejecutiva, tras una intensa campaña de presión de los propios Soñadores y de organizaciones pro inmigrantes. Obama lo hizo antes de su reelección, cuando buscaría el voto sin haber cumplido… Continue »

Earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled unanimously that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) does not count as a lawful admission into the U.S. The following is a statement from Douglas Rivlin, Director of Communication for America’s Voice, regarding the decision and its implications: Today’s Supreme Court ruling is undoubtedly a blow for… Continue »

Advocates and Potential TPS Holders urge The Biden Administration to Designate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras & Nicaragua In a new article for HuffPost, Sarah Ruiz-Grossman reports on escalating violence, widespread poverty, and mounting climate concerns in Central America. In turn, these crises are prompting calls for the Biden Administration to… Continue »