How Immigrants are Helping to Keep Job Growth Hot While Inflation Cools

How Immigrants are Helping to Keep Job Growth Hot While Inflation Cools

By Rebecca Picciotto | CNBC.com Immigration — both authorized and unauthorized — has helped the U.S. job market sustain a fiery run in recent months without reigniting inflation, economists and analysts say. The effect has been a favorable, though uncertain, situation for President Joe Biden ahead of the November election. A blockbuster May jobs report showed the U.S. economy added 272,000 […]

Following Decades of Tireless Organizing and Advocacy, Immigrant and Civil Rights Groups Win Historic Relief for Immigrant Families

Following Decades of Tireless Organizing and Advocacy, Immigrant and Civil Rights Groups Win Historic Relief for Immigrant Families

By America’s Voice Washington, D.C. —Today, President Biden announced a plan to use his parole authority to protect roughly half a million spouses of U.S. citizens, including eligible DACA recipients, from deportation and provide them with access to work authorization and a possible path to permanent residency and citizenship. This decision results from decades of […]

Advocates Rally For Continued Support of NYC Immigrant Student and Early Childhood Programs

Advocates Rally For Continued Support of NYC Immigrant Student and Early Childhood Programs

Photo courtesy: New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) New York—Today, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), elected officials, member organizations, allies, parents, students and immigrant New Yorkers rallied and held a press conference on the Tweed Courthouse steps.  Watch the livestream here Advocates rallied to make New York’s public schools more accessible and equitable for immigrant […]

Immigrant Advocates Rally for New York for All Act to Keep ICE Out of Our Communities

Immigrant Advocates Rally for New York for All Act to Keep ICE Out of Our Communities

Photo courtesy: Diana Livestream is available here. Albany, NY—Today, the New York For All coalition, elected officials, community members, and allies rallied and held a press conference at the Million Dollar Staircase to call for the passage of the New York For All Act (S987 Gounardes / A5686 Reyes). All New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status, want to lead […]

Donald Trump’s OTHER Criminal Conspiracy – Falsifying Undocumented Immigrant Employees’ Records

Donald Trump’s OTHER Criminal Conspiracy – Falsifying Undocumented Immigrant Employees’ Records

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Washington, DC — Following last Thursday’s historic verdict announcement, Donald Trump immediately pivoted to his favorite anti-immigrant talking points as part of his post-conviction rant in the hall of the courthouse to air his grievances – and lie – noting: “…our country’s gone to hell. We don’t have the same […]

Top 5 States with the Highest Percentage of Immigrants in the United States

Top 5 States with the Highest Percentage of Immigrants in the United States

By Chris Tobias The United States is known for its diverse population, with immigrants significantly shaping its demographic and cultural landscape. Here are the top five states with the highest percentage of immigrants based on recent data: California California has the largest immigrant population in the United States. As of 2022, immigrants comprise about 26.6% […]

Immigrants Have Long Served Their Country In the U.S. Military. Some Have Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Immigrants Have Long Served Their Country In the U.S. Military. Some Have Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

By Gabe Ortiz | America’s Voice Immigrants have a long and distinguished history of serving in the U.S. military. This Memorial Day, we also remember that some have made the ultimate sacrifice for their adoptive nation. According to one figure, 300 foreign-born soldiers died in combat between 2001 and 2013. One of these immigrant patriots, Marine […]

Adams ‘Excellent Swimmers’ Comment is Racist and Divisive, and He Owes NYers an Apology

Adams ‘Excellent Swimmers’ Comment is Racist and Divisive, and He Owes NYers an Apology

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com New York, NY—Yesterday, NYC Mayor Eric Adams said in his weekly press briefing that asylum seekers are “excellent swimmers” and should become lifeguards in New York City. Murad Awawdeh, President and CEO, New York Immigration Coalition: “New Yorkers are looking to Mayor Eric Adams to unite our City, not foment more […]

Taking Welcoming Work to New Heights in the Lone Star State: Welcoming Interactive 2024

Taking Welcoming Work to New Heights in the Lone Star State: Welcoming Interactive 2024

By Micaela McConnell | Immigration Impact Six years ago, the Dallas City Council passed a resolution to make the city more welcoming for immigrants and long-time residents alike. The city council proposed policy recommendations to address the unprecedented challenges immigrants and refugees in the Texas city face. Alongside the resolution, the city, in collaboration with multisector stakeholders, […]

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