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Press Releases and Statements

Senate Bipartisan Efforts to Save Dreamers Destroyed by Veto Threat

2/16/2018
AILA expressed deep disappointment in the failure of the Senate to pass commonsense reforms to protect Dreamers. At the same time, AILA commends the many senators who stood firm against the nativist voices demanding legislation to gut legal immigration and make our country weaker.
AILA Doc. No. 18021635

White House Appeals to Nativist Base with Anti-Immigrant Proposal

1/25/2018
AILA denounced the latest iteration of the Trump administration’s proposal on immigration as destructive and untenable.
AILA Doc. No. 18012561

Another Bipartisan Failure to Protect Dreamers

1/22/2018
AILA issued a statement about how “Congress, both Republicans and Democrats, once again let politics take precedence over the lives of real people, and has squandered another opportunity to protect Dreamers.”
AILA Doc. No. 18012244

President’s Discriminatory Rhetoric Is an Affront to American Values

1/12/2018
AILA responded to President Trump’s derogatory and hateful comments about Haiti, El Salvador, and several African countries.
AILA Doc. No. 18011299

Immigration Justice Campaign and Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network Announce New Partnership

1/12/2018
The Immigration Justice Campaign, a joint initiative between AILA and the American Immigration Council, announces its partnership with the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) in an effort to increase the legal representation of detained immigrants.
AILA Doc. No. 18011205

AILA Condemns Termination of TPS for Salvadorans, Calls on Congress to Act

1/8/2018
AILA is deeply disappointed by the administration’s decision to revoke Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nearly 200,000 nationals of El Salvador, effective September 9, 2019, stating that the “misguided and inhumane decision” will harm “communities, families, and businesses across the nation.”
AILA Doc. No. 18018061