New Congress Must Lead on Immigration

Communications Associate

January 3, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The following is a statement from Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, upon the convening today of the 115th Congress:

“Republicans have a tremendous opportunity to lead on immigration. They can craft solutions that benefit all Americans and honor our values. No matter what path they choose, Americans are watching.

“Business, faith and law enforcement leaders across the country continue to call for an immigration process that meets the needs of our workforce and communities. Congress must listen to the needs of constituents in their states for the sake of our potential as a nation.

“Implementing workable immigration policies for our security, economy and communities would benefit Republicans and our country as a whole in the long term.”