House Democrats Pass Budget Resolution Including Funding for a Path to Permanent Protections for Immigrants
Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $3.5 trillion budget resolution that includes funding for a pathway to permanent protections for immigrants, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, essential workers, and farm workers.
The conversation will feature civil society leaders and experts based in El Salvador who will discuss issues including democratic deterioration, the climate crisis, public finances, including the nation’s recent move to make Bitcoin legal tender, and tax reform.
The conversation will feature civil society leaders and experts based in Honduras who will discuss topics including alternative economic models that break the cycle of inequality, land defense against extractive projects and the Zone for Employment and Economic Development (ZEDES), the rule of law, and the 2021 elections.
The promise of the census is democratic representation and to fully realize our power. Demographic data released by the U.S. Census Bureau today illustrates a compelling moment for our nation and tells us that Latinx people must be better represented at every decision-making table across the country.
Alianza Americas, Presente.org and Somos Salud partner organizations are hosting a week of action to encourage Latinx communities to get vaccinated as vaccination rates lag and COVID-19 cases have started to rise.