The Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program — which forced over 70,000 asylum seekers to wait for their immigration court hearings in unsafe Mexico border towns — will restart on December 6. Under this expanded version of the program, anyone who’s fled a country in the Western Hemisphere, including Haiti, will be required to wait for their U.S. immigration court dates in Mexico.
The unprecedented turnout at Honduras’ elections, and the early results pointing to Castro’s victory, is a clear rejection by voters of everything the Juan Orlando Hernández administration stands for. This is a moment of reckoning and hopefully a moment of redirection for U.S. policy towards Honduras.
Immigrant Communities Encouraged by Passage of Build Back Better Act in the U.S. House of Representatives
We are encouraged by the passage of the Build Back Better Act by the U.S. House of Representatives. There is no question that if this bill is ultimately enacted into law, it would bring much needed changes in U.S. law. However, when it comes to immigrant communities, what is included in this bill is not a pathway to legal permanent residency visas.
A Year After Central America Hurricanes, Granting a New Designation for Temporary Protected Status Remains Urgent
In November 2020, Central America was pummeled by two devastating hurricanes just two weeks apart that caused widespread flooding and landslides, impacting more than 7.5 million people in the region. Thousands of people were displaced and many lives were lost due to the storms.
En una carta abierta, 20 organizaciones lideradas por migrantes en los Estados Unidos que forman parte de la red de Alianza Americas, piden al presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, que implemente políticas migratorias humanas que respeten el derecho a migrar y el derecho al asilo.