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Our nation thrives when new Americans reach their full potential

We build trusted relationships to create a shared vision for immigration.

What We Do

Work With Immigrants
The National Immigration Forum builds trusted relationships across the political spectrum to convene different perspectives, bring new allies into the conversation, and advance constructive and compassionate policies.
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Mobilize Constituencies
The Forum works closely with key constituencies and policymakers in faith, law enforcement, national security, and business to work towards practical immigration solutions.
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Advocacy & Policy
When critical constituencies communicate effective messages, decision-makers in the legislative and executive branches listen.
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Key Campaigns

Afghan Adjustment Act
Over a year after the fall of Kabul, Afghan evacuees still face uncertainty. That’s why Congress must move swiftly in passing the Afghan Adjustment Act and allow Afghan parolees an opportunity to seek lawful permanent resident status.
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Meaningful, bipartisan immigration reforms
The last time expansive immigration reform was passed by Congress and enacted was in 1986 – more than 35 years ago. Now more than ever, it’s clear that Congress should take long-overdue action to pass needed immigration reforms to modernize our agricultural workforce and permanently solidify the contributions of immigrants who are integral to our communities.
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Protecting Dreamers
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented young immigrants who came to the U.S. as children - commonly referred to as Dreamers - lack a pathway to permanent status and citizenship. Congress has the power to pass common-sense legislation that offers a permanent solution for Dreamers.
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Alliance for a New Immigration Consensus

The Alliance for a New Immigration Consensus is a diverse group of leaders from the faith, business, agriculture, education, and national security communities, as well as advocates from across the political spectrum working to advance bipartisan legislative solutions on immigration reform and border security.
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Key Resources

Article 42 Border Solutions That Are Not Title 42 May 13, 2022

Title 42 has been an ineffective border management tool. Its use has driven higher repeat crossing rates and caused negative enforcement outcomes. The Title 42 era has been a boon to cartels and smugglers at the border, and it has returned vulnerable migrants into dangerous conditions where thousands have been victims of kidnappings, tortures, rapes, … Continued

Legislative Bulletin Legislative Bulletin — Friday, January 27, 2023 January 27, 2023

BILLS INTRODUCED AND CONSIDERED LEGISLATIVE FLOOR CALENDAR UPCOMING HEARINGS AND MARKUPS THEMES IN WASHINGTON THIS WEEK GOVERNMENT REPORTS SPOTLIGHT ON NATIONAL IMMIGRATION FORUM RESOURCES BILLS INTRODUCED AND CONSIDERED H.R. 469 To require asylum officers at United States embassies and consulates to conduct credible fear screenings before aliens seeking asylum may be permitted to enter the … Continued

Article What’s happening at the U.S.-Mexico border? January 27, 2023

Increased migration at the U.S. southern border has dominated the headlines in recent weeks – from news about Title 42 remaining in place to President Biden’s recently announced border plan to images of migrant families waiting outside crowded shelters and transported to other cities. There’s been a lot of news and it’s hard to keep track of … Continued