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American Immigration Council · [email protected]
January 24, 2021 at 4:04 PM

This Week in Immigration: President Biden Forges a New Path

Here's everything you need to know about this week's immigration law and policy developments.   Your weekly summary from the Council  LATEST ANALYSIS  Biden Took Eight Administrative Actions on Immigration. Here’s What You Need to Know Biden quickly signed executive actions rela…
Jorge Loweree, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
January 22, 2021 at 5:31 PM

Six immigration executive orders.

President Biden took necessary action to begin to reverse some of the most devastating policies, including....   John, Executive branch authority was used these past four years to dismantle the U.S. immigration system. That time is now over. Yesterday, President Biden took necessary a…
Jorge Loweree, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
January 21, 2021 at 12:35 AM

President Biden's Day One Immigration Bill

Here are three key components you should know about. 1) The bill would provide a five-year path to permanent residence for...   John— On his first day in office, President Biden announced his plans to send a bold immigration bill to Congress in the coming weeks. The expansive provisio…
American Immigration Council · [email protected]
January 17, 2021 at 3:18 PM

This Week in Immigration: Trump's Last Immigration Losses

Courts block Trump's immigration policies in the final days of his presidency.  Your weekly summary from the Council  LATEST ANALYSIS  Trump’s Presidency Begins and Ends With Demonizing Immigrants President Trump’s final visit to the border cemented his two legacies: violent opp…
American Immigration Council · [email protected]
January 10, 2021 at 3:55 PM

This Week in Immigration: How to Build a Better Immigration System

Biden will have the unique opportunity and obligation to reform our immigration system.  Your weekly summary from the Council Dear John, Creating a welcoming society—where all can participate in the democratic process—drives the work of the American Immigration Council. But on Wedne…
Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 4:45 PM

Make a gift to the Military Assistance Program

This year alone, we matched 250 service members in need of immigration legal guidance with pro bono attorneys and we expect an increase in demand next year.   John, The past few years have been difficult for so many. Thanks to the Military Assistance Program (MAP) volunteers, life ha…
Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 2:45 PM

Touching base RE: Make an impact on immigration law and policy ⚖️

We've nearly hit out year-end goal. Will you make a gift towards the Council’s multifaced approach to changing immigration law and policy?  John— I just checked in with our team and we're just $2,146 short of meeting our $30,000 year-end goal.  But there are still a few hours left to …
Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 30, 2020 at 5:16 PM

Make an impact on immigration law and policy ⚖️

The Council stands ready to repair and rebuild our immigration system in 2021. Will you join us by making a year-end gift?  Dear John, The U.S. immigration system has faced unprecedented attacks. But the American Immigration Council boldly used the courts and advocacy to stop some of…
Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 30, 2020 at 12:35 AM

End immigration detention

The American Immigration Council is prepared to utilize our multifaceted strategies to end immigration detention. It’s time to build a system that is reflective of the welcoming nation America should be.  John, We must rebuild our immigration system so that it upholds the humanity of…
Wendy Feliz and Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 28, 2020 at 8:30 PM

A new message of belonging

If we truly want to rebuild America’s immigration system into one that is welcoming, our work must go beyond the courts and Capitol Hill. Will you make a year-end gift today to fund this work?  John, If we truly want to rebuild America’s immigration system into one that is welcoming, …
Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 23, 2020 at 4:11 PM

Your year-end gift will help us fight wrongful deportations and prolonged detention

Fight for people like David.   John, If David* is deported, he will be sent back to Cameroon, where he was beaten unconscious, arrested—and where his partner was murdered for being gay. David is fighting for safety in the United States while confined to an immigration detention center…
Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 22, 2020 at 7:30 PM

🕒 Get your limited-edition t-shirt or mask before time runs out.

All proceeds benefit the American Immigration Council. Don’t delay. This merchandise is only available through December 24.  John— Support the American Immigration Council and shape a fair and just immigration system today by purchasing a t-shirt or mask. Your purchase will ensure t…
Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 22, 2020 at 2:45 AM

Top 5 immigration explainers of 2020

Immigration law and policy is complex. But these resources make them understandable and help to combat misinformation in the immigration debate.  John, The American Immigration Council produces research, legal resources, and articles on immigration that help educate millions of Ameri…
American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM

This Week in Immigration: Immigrants Made the COVID-19 Vaccine

The government must recognize that immigrants are part of the solution to the pandemic.   Your weekly summary from the Council  LATEST ANALYSIS  USCIS and ICE Must Give People Access to Their Immigration Files After Losing Lawsuit People who need access to their government immig…
Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 16, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Justice for all. No exceptions.

Make a statement and support the Council with the purchase of a face mask and a t-shirt.   John— The phrase “justice for all” drives the work of the American Immigration Council every day. Show your support for the Council by purchasing a mask or t-shirt. Don’t wait—these items are on…
Karen Lucas, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 15, 2020 at 2:01 PM

[Watch] Moving Forward on Immigration: Ending Immigration Detention

We must focus on supporting individuals as they pursue their immigration cases outside of detention. where they can continue to care for themselves and their families in a healthy environment.   John, Immigration detention is part of our nation’s epidemic of mass incarceration. It co…
Beth Werlin, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 15, 2020 at 1:01 AM

Right the wrongs by making a gift to the Council’s legal actions.

Will you make a year-end gift to the Council’s 2021 legal action fund today?  Dear John, In 2020, the American Immigration Council filed over 10 legal challenges with our partners to stop attacks on our immigration system across the country. Will you make a year-end gift to the Coun…
American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 13, 2020 at 2:30 PM

This Week in Immigration: Trump's Final Blow to the Asylum System

The asylum rule will go into effect January 11—only nine days before Trump leaves office.  Your weekly summary from the Council  LATEST ANALYSIS  Trump’s ‘Death to Asylum’ Rule Will Go Into Effect Days Before He Leaves Office The Trump administration has finalized a sweeping reg…
American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 11, 2020 at 10:20 PM

This Month in Government Transparency

The American Immigration Council is holding the immigration agencies accountable for their lack of transparency. “This Month in Government Transparency” will highlight our efforts—and expose government documents we’ve uncovered.  John, The American Immigration Council is holding the im…
Wendy Feliz, American Immigration Council · [email protected]
December 10, 2020 at 4:01 PM

[Watch] Moving Forward on Immigration: Changing the Narrative

Only by pursuing narratives and programs that humanize immigrants, bring healing to old historic wounds, and bind people across our shared struggles and dreams can we overcome the powerful temptation to turn inward.   John, Only by pursuing narratives and programs that humanize immig…