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National Immigration Forum press releases and statements are issued to provide perspective on key policies, legislative actions, reports, and events. View our latest releases below. For prior year releases, use the navigation buttons at the bottom of this page.

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Now More Than Ever!

April 25, 2007

The American People Want Comprehensive Immigration Reform Washington, DC – Interest in passing comprehensive immigration reform among all voters has increased since last year, and voters are poised to reward lawmakers who support such reforms.  These are among the findings of a new nationwide poll conducted by Democratic polling firm Lake Research Partners and Republican polling firm The Tarrance Group on behalf of the National Immigration Forum and the Manhattan Institute, released today in...

STRIVE Act Is the Solution

April 17, 2007

Washington, DC – The STRIVE Act was recently introduced in the Houses of Representatives by Reps. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ).  The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization in Washington. The National Immigration Forum is pleased to announce its endorsement of the STRIVE Act.  We have carefully studied the proposal and believe it offers an excellent road map to a comprehensive fix of...

President Bush In Arizona To Promote Comprehensive Immigration Reform

April 06, 2007

Washington, DC – On Monday, President Bush will visit Yuma, Arizona to gauge progress on border security initiatives, to promote comprehensive immigration reform, and to meet with Gov. Janet Napolitano and other Arizona lawmakers.  The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization in Washington. Last year, President Bush went to Yuma, Arizona, stood with Governor Napolitano of Arizona, and called on Congress...

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

March 22, 2007

Washington, DC - Today, Representative Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) introduced the STRIVE Act (Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy) of 2007, a bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill.  The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization in Washington. Thanks to the leadership and courage of Representatives Flake and Gutierrez, comprehensive...

Citizenship Promotion Act of 2007: An Important Step Towards Addressing Barriers to Citizenship

March 07, 2007

Washington, DC – Today, the Citizenship Promotion Act of 2007 was introduced in both Houses of Congress.  The bill, if enacted, would reexamine the recently-announced fee increases for citizenship processing at USCIS and reexamine the process by which fees are charged for immigration-related processing.  The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization in Washington. We applaud the Senators and...

On Immigration, Senate Has Opportunity to Get It done And Get It Done Right

February 28, 2007

Washington, DC – Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on comprehensive immigration reform with two Bush Administration Cabinet Secretaries.  This signals the first step in the expected debate over immigration reform, an important piece of unfinished business leftover from the last Congress.  The following is a statement from Angela Kelley, Deputy Director of the National Immigration Forum, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization in Washington. The clock is ticking on...

USCIS Fee Increase: Pay More, Get Less

January 31, 2007

Washington, DC – In response to the announcement today of substantial fee increases for immigration-related services by the Department of Homeland Security's Bureau of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Christina DeConcini, Policy Director of the National Immigration Forum, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization in Washington, DC, issued this statement. We are alarmed by the skyrocketing fees which will prevent deserving immigrants from taking the necessary steps to become citizens. With...

President Bush Makes Comprehensive Immigration Reform A Top Domestic Policy Priority

January 23, 2007

Washington, DC – The following statement was issued by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization in Washington, DC. Tonight President Bush announced that comprehensive immigration reform will be one of his top four domestic policy priorities for this Congress.  In doing so, the President has gotten the importance of the issue exactly right: the American people hunger for bipartisan leadership that delivers tough, fair, and...

Immigration and the 110th Congress So Far: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

January 22, 2007

Washington, DC – The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization in Washington, DC. The momentum is building.  A growing number of the nation's political leaders are moving courageously in the right direction.  They are responding to a frustrated public with pragmatic solutions instead of simplistic sound bites.  They get that now is the time to step up and solve the problem of illegal immigration with a...

Broad Policy Changes Needed in Light of Report on Treatment of Immigrants

January 17, 2007

Washington, DC – The recently released report by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) regarding the treatment of immigration detainees should spark needed policy changes.  The report focuses on detention standards regarding health care, environmental health and safety, general conditions of confinement, and reporting of abuses.  As part of this detention audit, the Inspector General met with DHS officials, detainees, and Non-Governmental Organizations and...


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