Today marks nine years since immigrant youth were guaranteed temporary permission to stay in the U.S. through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. While DACA has brought relief to some young immigrants making countless contributions to our nation, we know it’s not enough.
A coalition of 57 organizations sent a letter to President Biden and Vice President Harris, calling on their administration to appoint a fifth FCC commissioner without further delay.
As Latinx and migrant communities committed to climate justice we are honored to be in solidarity with indigenous communities to see an end to this dirty pipeline. Nearly 200 people were arrested this week and an ongoing treaty encampment in the path of the pipeline was launched as well.
Communities and grassroots organizations are key to avoid repeating the mistakes of past U.S. efforts in Guatemala and Mexico
While Vice President Harris’ trip to Guatemala and Mexico this week marked a stated commitment by the Biden-Harris administration to work towards addressing the root causes of migration from these two nations, it’s imperative for them to articulate new and innovative approaches to deal with this humanitarian issue and not keep pushing an ineffective foreign policy that hasn’t worked for decades.
POTUS and Mexican President Lopez Obrador Must Protect Human Rights as Vice President Harris Visits Mexico
Upon Vice President Harris’ arrival to Mexico as part of her first foreign trip to address the root causes of migration from Central America and Mexico, Alianza Americas, Presente.org, and Red Mexicana issued an open letter addressed to President Biden and Mexican President Lopez Obrador with a set of recommendations that address human mobility and migration, trade relations, temporary worker programs, indigenous communities, the protection of human rights, among others.