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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 Border Resources Directory October 21, 2023

What are the root causes of migration? What is the journey of crossing the border like? What are some potential solutions that make the border process more efficient and secure, and honor the human dignity of migrants seeking refuge? This resource page is a one-stop-shop that will be able to answer questions, offer perspective, share

Report Migration Narratives in Northern Central America June 7, 2023

What are the stories we hear, and tell, about the movement of people across international boundaries? How do these narratives reinforce — or undermine — national values, security, and prosperity? In “Migration Narratives in Northern Central America: How Competing Stories Shape Policy and Public Opinion in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador,” the National Immigration Forum,

Legislative Bulletin Legislative Bulletin — Friday, March 1, 2024 March 1, 2024

Welcome to the National Immigration Forum’s weekly bulletin! Every Friday, our policy team rounds up key developments around immigration policy in Washington and across the country. The bulletin includes items on the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, as well as some coverage at the state and local levels. Here’s a breakdown of the bulletin’s sections: