Politico Reports That CHC members “I specifically requested a path for dreamers, farm workers, essential workers, and recipients of temporary protected status to be on the list.” These paths were The House of Representatives passed it in a bipartisan vote more than a month ago.
The Dream and Promise Act, which would put in place deferred procedures for Child Arrivals (DACA), recipients of temporary protected status, and holders of deferred forced departure on the path of citizenship, was passed from 228 to 197, with the support of nine Republicans. The Farm Workforce Modernization Act protects farm workers Passing 247 to 174, winning the support of 30 Republicans.
Commitment also comes After a recent speech Led by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, California Senator Alex Padilla, Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro, and California Representative Ted Liu On-line Biden will prioritize including his immigration bill in the upcoming infrastructure package. This legislation Legalize millions of unregistered primary workers.
“Over the past year, core workers have proven themselves more and more as a truly important part of the vital infrastructure of our nation and a crucial part of the backbone of our society,” lawmakers Wrote. Even the US Department of Homeland Security has identified essential personnel as part of our nation’s critical infrastructure. These workers have preserved the nutrition, health and safety of America during this pandemic, and they will be equally important to our nation’s economic recovery. ”
New Mexico State Representative Teresa Leger Fernandez said after the meeting:[w]We can expect the president to talk about the economic benefits of the immigration bill. “to me [CHC chair Raul] Ruiz, Biden expressed a “strong feeling” about completing immigration reform “once and for all” by whatever means available, “the report went on.
In the letter led by Warren, Padilla, Castro, and Leo, lawmakers told Biden:[i]If Republicans continue to refuse to bolster immigration legislation that is supported by the overwhelming majority of the American people, then the next reconciliation package on jobs and infrastructure must include citizenship for essential workers. ”Legislators noted that“ Speaker Pelosi has already indicated her support for the inclusion of immigration legislation in Legislative packages introduced through budget adjustment given the “clear case regarding the financial implications of immigration”.
The meeting comes as an organization led by young immigrants United We Dream launches a five-digit digital ad campaign asking Democratic Senators and Biden to prioritize the citizenship pathway for unregistered youth, temporary holders, and farmworkers. The ads were set to target Arizona Senator Mark Kelly W. Kirsten Cinema, Colorado Senator John Hickenlooper, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, West Virginia Senator Joe Mansheen, and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
“We can and Must be In a statement received by The Daily Cos, Graca Martinez Rosas, UWD’s executive director, said that citizenship has been granted to millions this year. “Now is the time for President Biden and the Senate Democrats to demonstrate the moral and bold leadership that the pursuit of every opportunity it requires, including the path to citizenship for young immigrants, TPS holders, and key workers in Biden’s US jobs package.”