Urge Congress to Create Just Path to Citizenship for Long-Term Immigrants

Urge Congress to Create Just Path to Citizenship for Long-Term Immigrants

Now, more than ever, it is essential that Congress enact bipartisan legislative solutions to create a clear path to permanent legal residency and eventual citizenship for long-term immigrants who are rooted, contributing members of our communities, neighborhoods, and congregations. Hundreds of thousands of individuals benefiting from Temporary Protected Status (TPS) have resided lawfully in the United States for more than 20 years. Approximately 1.3 million Dreamers (immigrants brought to the U.S. as children), have resided continuously in the United States since 2007, with many more living here for a decade or longer. Undocumented farmworkers make up about 50 ...

Now, more than ever, it is essential that Congress enact bipartisan legislative solutions to create a clear path to permanent legal residency and eventual citizenship for long-term immigrants who are rooted, contributing members of our communities, neighborhoods, and congregations. Hundreds of thousands of individuals benefiting from Temporary Protected Status (TPS) have resided lawfully in the United States for more than 20 years. Approximately 1.3 million Dreamers (immigrants brought to the U.S. as children), have resided continuously in the United States since 2007, with many more living here for a decade or longer. Undocumented farmworkers make up about 50% of the agricultural workforce, and a majority of undocumented immigrants overall have resided in the U.S. for over 10 years. Let your senators know that you support legislation that affirms the long-running contributions of these immigrants by creating an earned path to lawful permanent resident status.

 

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Email Congress to Create a just path to citizenship

Members of Congress have oversight over policies and laws enacted that impact the communities and views of community members they represent. Let your Representative and Senators know that you are concerned about the Dreamers, TPS recipients, and essential workers including farmworkers who need a clear path to lawful permanent resident status.

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