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#InternationalMigrantsDay: Alianza Americas, Presente.org Call for Humane Policies That Recognize Migrants as a Blessing for Communities
After Parliamentarian Rejects Immigration Reform, Migrant-Led Organizations Disappointed with Democratic Party Leadership

On December 16, the Senate parliamentarian ruled against including modest immigration provisions in the “Build Back Better” spending plan. The provisions were intended to provide U.S. work permits to a significant number of immigrants residing in the U.S. over many years — a population that, because of U.S. laws, are denied the possibility of securing more permanent visas.

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#InternationalMigrantsDay: Alianza Americas, Presente.org Call for Humane Policies That Recognize Migrants as a Blessing for Communities
Biden Administration Rebooting an Even Crueler ‘Remain in Mexico’

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.

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