Why It Matters
All people should receive fair treatment under the law, and it is critical for the US to encourage immigrant participation in our democracy.
What We're Doing
We support federal immigration laws that provide efficient, expeditious systems for immigrants to enter the United States. Seeking asylum at points of entry into the United States is part of our legal immigration process and assaults on asylum seekers are unAmerican. The League of Women Voters stands in solidarity with immigrants and our partners in the immigrant rights community. The 116th Congress must take immediate action to pass common-sense, fair immigration policies that end the crisis at our border, ends the separation of families, and provides a path to citizenship.
The League filed an amicus brief with 45 other organizations challenging the Trump Administration’s rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Over 100 organizations signed a letter to Members of Congress urging them to reject any proposed extension to Title 42.
The League joined partners sending a letter to President Biden urging the immediate pause of the removal of Haitians to Haiti.
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