Senior Vice President, Rights and Justice
The racial wealth gap between white households and Black and brown households continues to grow wider. CAP is pursuing targeted policies that are necessary to reverse this deepening divide. A recent issue brief highlights the pandemic’s impact on the Black-white wealth gap.
CAP is fighting for a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)-eligible individuals, and essential workers. Citizenship for undocumented immigrants is a crucial step toward a fair, humane, and workable immigration system.
In October 2020, CAP partnered with the Law Enforcement Action Partnership on a report detailing the need to reduce reliance on law enforcement for all calls for service and instead create civilian community responder programs to respond to many categories of calls.
Silva Mathema explains how the United States can rebuild its refugee resettlement program.
Nicole Prchal Svajlenka and Claudia Flores explain how putting undocumented immigrants on a pathway to citizenship can boost the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons writes about the responsibility that world religions have to support mask and vaccine mandates.
Claudia Flores and Nicole Prchal Svajlenka write about how including a pathway to citizenship in the reconciliation bill will help ensure that the economic recovery is both robust and equitable.
Nicole Lee Ndumele calls on Congress to do more than simply pass legislation celebrating the ending of slavery for Black Americans.
Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons and David Key urge communities of faith to pay attention to the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia and its potential implications for religious freedom.
CAP senior fellow Tom K. Wong testifies before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety about the need to provide millions of immigrant essential workers with a pathway to U.S. citizenship.
Authors Tom K. Wong, Gabriel De Roche, and Jesus Rojas Venzor dispel myths about what’s happening at the U.S. southern border.
Author Guthrie Grave-Fitzsimmons examines the opposition to the Equality Act by members of the religious right and argues that they do not speak for the broader religious community, which overwhelmingly supports LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections.
In this personal article, Claudia Flores looks at how federal immigration policy affects families like her own and how the Biden administration needs to deliver on promises made during the campaign.