Lawrence Downes, formerly an editorial writer for the New York Times, pens a must-read op-ed in the Los Angeles Times today: “Republicans weaponized ‘amnesty’ to make undocumented immigrants suffer. Let’s take it back.” Downes writes like few others and has long captured the nuances of the immigration debate and the humanity of immigrants with rare… Continue »

The fight for permanent residency continues because “The stakes are too high” Brooklyn, New York– In a new article for the Haitian Times, reporter Larissa Karr highlights the stories of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders from Haiti fighting to protect their lives and families in the United States. Even before the Coronavirus pandemic swept the… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here Earlier today, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders working on the frontlines of the Coronavirus pandemic in Texas joined immigration experts and advocates  to discuss their critical role in protecting Texas communities during this crisis even as the Trump administration is trying to deport them. In the midst… Continue »

As we highlighted yesterday, the HEROES Act introduced by Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats recognizes that the best way to promote the health and safety of all Americans is to include all essential workers and all American families in our response to the virus. This includes treating immigrant workers and their families with dignity and… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “At a time when immigrants across America are pulling their weight on behalf of all of us, it’s imperative that we as a nation treat them as essential members of the American family. All of us should mean all of us.”   The HEROES Act, introduced yesterday by Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats,… Continue »

131,300 TPS Holders Across the Nation Are Working in Essential Industries While Under Threat of Deportation & Family Separation from Administration In an op-ed at the Des Moines Register, Ta-Yu Yang and Jeanne K. Johnson make the case that frontline workers, including TPS holders and Dreamers, deserve protection from a country they are risking their… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders working on the frontlines of the Coronavirus pandemic in New York joined immigration experts and advocates to discuss their critical role in protecting New York communities during this crisis even as the Trump administration is trying to deport them. In… Continue »

Immigrants across the nation are the backbone of our country, which held true before the Coronavirus pandemic and now during. Amid the chaos, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) pens a new op-ed in Univision highlighting the ongoing limbo Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders face and the work they’re doing on the frontlines of this global crisis.… Continue »

Polling released yesterday by Hart Research Associates on behalf of CAP Action finds overwhelming support for DACA and TPS holders across party lines. The polling is another reminder that Americans’ support for immigrants in the U.S. remains strong and that Trump and Republicans’ efforts to run hard on xenophobia may again backfire with the American… 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 Dreamers and TPS holders, extend their… Continue »