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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Continue »
The following is a reaction statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice. America is at its best when it is strong and confident. Joe Biden embraced the idea of America as a beacon of hope, freedom and opportunity. He recognizes the contributions of immigrants throughout our history,... Continue »
Yesterday, 69 U.S. Representatives signed on to a letter sent to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken expressing “serious and urgent concerns” about the rapidly deteriorating conditions in Haiti and urging the redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the country. Hundreds of advocates continued to escalate their pressure with... Continue »
Supreme Court travel ban order.
Chaos, Kidnappings, and Violence Plague Haiti, and the Biden Administration has yet to designate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status or halt deportations Despite increasing instability and violence in Haiti, the Biden Administration has failed to live up to the commitment made on the campaign trail to over 50,000 Haitian... Continue »
“It’s time for President Biden to deliver on promises he made on the campaign trail to protect immigrant communities” Washington, DC — As days, weeks, and months go by with no movement from the Biden Administration on whether or not it will keep it’s promise to Temporary Protected Status... Continue »
 In an ongoing case before the Supreme Court, lawyers representing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders are pushing for access to green cards that would offer work authorization and the security of permanent protection from deportation. In a surprising move, recent coverage highlights the disturbing fact that lawyers for the... Continue »