The Biden administration can jump-start a series of necessary reforms by issuing a clear and expansive executive order in its first days that condemns the damage caused to the immigration system by the past administration, pauses deportations, and outlines principles to guide policy development over the next four years.
Protecting Undocumented Workers on the Pandemic’s Front Lines
Restoring the Rule of Law Through a Fair, Humane, and Workable Immigration System
TPS Can Promote Stability and Recovery for Central American Countries Hit by Recent Hurricanes
A New Paradigm for Humane and Effective Immigration Enforcement
Resources on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Policymakers must ensure that state and federal officials can be held accountable in court when they violate the law and harm those they are supposed to protect.
The world needs a flexible, inclusive, and rights-centered paradigm to protect people who have been forcibly displaced—and the United States can help build it.
The United States must learn from past experiences—from the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks through the Trump administration—to rebuild a resilient refugee resettlement program.
‘We Need To Take Away Children’: Former Administration Officials Were ‘Driving Force’ Behind Family Separation Policy
The horrors of family separation and the lasting harms of these policies on children shall remain in the minds of every American.
A new survey illustrates the importance of TPS in the lives of Nepali immigrants—and the role TPS plays in enabling them to contribute to the country’s economy and society.
Recent history has shown that the government and private actors may use illegal or anti-democratic tactics to suppress the vote and undermine free and fair U.S. elections.
DACA continues to be a major success, but the Trump administration’s newest attempt to restrict the initiative threatens this progress.
Tom Jawetz, vice president for Immigration Policy at the Center for American Progress, testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship on September 23, 2020.
The recent actions by U.S. Department of Homeland Security personnel on the streets of Portland, Oregon, and across the country raise significant concerns about a department out of control.
The U.S. Department of Justice must step up and protect the health of everyone within the immigration court system.
As the Supreme Court’s decision goes into effect, the Trump administration must now allow 300,000 young people to file new applications for DACA, including 55,500 of the youngest DACA-eligible individuals who did not previously have the chance to apply.
Bambadjan Bamba, a Dreamer and immigration activist, is also fighting to end anti-Black racism.
Accurate data are key to understanding the prevalence of COVID-19 in immigration detention facilities, but ICE’s data muddles the full picture.
Supreme Court Ruling Could Clear a Path for Trump Administration To Strip Protections From Hundreds of Thousands of DACA Recipients
If the Supreme Court announces that the Trump administration’s termination of DACA was lawful, it will be jeopardizing the lives and futures of hundreds of thousands of recipients as well as their families and communities.