You can hear a recording of the call here Earlier today, immigrant advocates and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders gathered on a press call to urge the Biden administration to act swiftly on TPS designations for Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. Widespread poverty, food insecurity, political instability, and devastation in the aftermath of Hurricanes… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “The Biden administration is back on offense”   President Biden seems to have his immigration mojo back.  After a flurry of pro-immigrant policymaking in the early days of the Biden administration, the right wing media-driven “Biden border crisis” storyline hit the front pages. The “Biden border crisis” was always overblown and over-hyped, but… Continue »

Audio Recording of Today’s Press Call   On Saturday, President Biden fulfilled his campaign promise to the Haitian community and redesignated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haiti, allowing Haitian nationals in the United States to remain with their families without the risk of deportation. Today, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) joined… Continue »

“Hoy ha sido un recordatorio del porqué las elecciones importan” Washington, DC – El gobierno de Biden anunció hoy que otorgaría nuevamente el Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) para Haití. Como lo informó primero Hamed Aleaziz en BuzzFeed, la noticia significa que unos 150,000 haitianos que viven en Estados Unidos serán protegidos de la deportación… Continue »

“Today is a reminder of why elections matter”   The Biden administration today announced it would redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti. As Hamed Aleaziz of BuzzFeed first reported, the news means that some 150,000 Haitians living in the United States will be shielded from deportation and eligible for work permits. He writes: The… Continue »

A recording of the call can be found here. Washington, DC – On Friday May 21st, immigrant advocates gathered for an “Office Hours” press conference to wrap up key developments on immigration from the week and to preview what’s coming down the road. Topics discussed included: Biden administration announcement that ICE will not renew contracts… Continue »

On Tuesday May 18, the #WeAreHome Campaign and Immigration Hub organized a virtual “Lobby Day” to support an expanded path to citizenship. The event centered around collective demands for Dreamers, TPS holders, essential workers, and more. This Lobby Day was an opportunity for various organizers to educate members of Congress on immigration issues but also… Continue »

“All options are on the table”   Yesterday, the We Are Home campaign held a virtual fly-in event that featured hundreds of impacted individuals, DACA recipients, TPS and DED holders, farm workers, essential workers and their allies. They made the case to lawmakers in more than 90 direct member and staff visits about why this… Continue »

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said last week at a UCLA Center for Immigration Law Policy conference that the agency is reviewing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians, Cameroonians and Mauritanians.  The development comes after over 500 advocates, including Rev. Jesse Jackson, Black Lives Matter co-founders Opal Tometi and Alicia Garza, author… Continue »

De la declaración del presidente Joe Biden sobre inmigración en su primer discurso ante el Congreso resalta cuando dijo que “pongamos fin a nuestra exhausta guerra sobre inmigración”. Y agregó: “Discutamos, debatamos al respecto, pero actuemos”. Y esa es la palabra clave: actuar. Porque hemos visto pasar discurso tras discurso, con bellas y emblemáticas palabras… Continue »