President Obama’s administrative actions have significantly improved the lives of gay and transgender immigrants—including the lives of those hundreds of thousands who remain undocumented. To fully level the playing field, Congress must now pass immigration reform that creates a road map to citizenship for our nation’s undocumented immigrants.
The president, Democrats and Republicans in Congress, and the American people are all pushing for comprehensive immigration reform. Now is the time to pass it.
More than permanent legal status, providing a path to citizenship would bolster the U.S. economy and society.
Recent immigration policy changes highlight the need for legislative reform.
Those opposed to comprehensive immigration reform still point to deficiencies in border security as a reason to stall new immigration policy, but they are ignoring the facts.
Recent polling proves that the American people want immigration reform to first and foremost provide undocumented immigrants with a pathway to citizenship.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program continues to successfully bring thousands of aspiring Americans out of the shadows and it's only picking up steam.
Addressing the undocumented population should be the core of any comprehensive immigration reform. Ignoring this population will neither address the key issues nor help parties gain political favor.
Congress can unleash the economic potential of millions of new Americans by developing a legislative solution to fix our nation’s broken immigration system.
Issue Brief The failure to deal realistically with our nation’s undocumented population is not only economically self-defeating but also creates roadblocks to honest discussions and meaningful solutions on other important issues.
In the wake of Tuesday’s election, here are five main things elected officials need to keep in mind about voters and immigration reform.
Passing the DREAM Act would lead to a cascade of economic gains for all Americans.
Passing the DREAM Act is the right thing to do morally and especially in terms of the current and future economy.