While not providing permanent protections, including immigration parole in reconciliation would allow up to 7.1 million undocumented immigrants to gain long-term temporary status while satisfying the objections of the Senate parliamentarian.
Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants Would Boost U.S. Economic Growth
Fact Sheet: State-by-State Estimates of Eligibility for a 2010 Immigration Registry Update
A Pathway to Citizenship and Economic Growth Through Budget Reconciliation
Protecting Undocumented Workers on the Pandemic’s Front Lines
Resources on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
The Biden administration must do more to protect Haitians, starting by immediately halting deportations back to Haiti. Sign on if you agree.
The proposed House budget reconciliation bill would create a pathway to citizenship for 6.9 million Dreamers, those eligible for Temporary Protected Status, and essential workers—including farmworkers—all while boosting U.S. economy.
The Biden administration should lead in developing a human rights-centered plan for the forcibly displaced to mitigate further disaster in Afghanistan.
Now is our chance to pass long-overdue protections, which an overwhelming majority of Americans support. Congress must enact legislation that creates a pathway to citizenship for every immigrant who calls this country home.
To meet the challenges of today, the Biden administration and Congress should reform the Department of Homeland Security around a mission that highlights safety and services alongside its traditional protecting roles.
What America needs from the Department of Homeland Security today is different from when it was founded nearly 20 years ago.
Reinstating the LIFE Act and Eliminating Entry Bars Would Allow Millions of Immigrants To Stay With Their Families
Reinstating the Legal Immigration Family Equity Act or eliminating the three- and 10-year entry bars, or making both changes, would allow many undocumented immigrants to gain legal status.
The Center for American Progress submitted a statement for the record suggesting several policy tools the Biden administration should consider to help Haiti.
DACA continues to be a lifeline for its beneficiaries, their families, and communities across the nation.
Individual and collective accountability for the family separation policy is needed to hold individuals responsible, restore faith in government institutions, prevent further abuses, and provide appropriate redress.
Immigrant women are integral members of U.S. society, working across industries that serve all communities and spur economic growth. As the pandemic continues to disproportionately affect women in the workforce, future policy must consider the contributions and needs of immigrant women.
Five million undocumented essential workers across the United States have important demographic and economic ties to their communities.
Statistical analysis does not demonstrate a “magnet” effect after Temporary Protected Status designations.
Four fact sheets highlight the contributions of undocumented immigrants to the construction, food supply chain, health care, and home care sectors of the economy.