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From DC to Dilley – One Volunteer’s Firsthand Experience

In this blog post, Immigration Justice Campaign Director Karen Lucas interviews recent family detention volunteer McKayla Eskilson about her experience, the work the project is doing, and the impact she had during her week at Dilley helping asylum seeking moms and kids incarcerated in the facility.

The Latest in Fearmongering

AILA Media Advocacy Committee Member Matt Maiona analyzes a questionable government report intended to incite fear of immigrants, writing "Now more than ever, we must stand-up for our core American values which are under attack. That’s what you, and all of us, should really be afraid of."

The Senate Debate Begins: Let Your Voice Be Heard

In this blog post, Mo Goldman, member of AILA's Media Advocacy Committee, highlights the current debate in the Senate on immigration and urges AILA members and the public to get involved and engage on this issue by making their voices heard as the debate ramps up.

The Senate Debate Begins: Let Your Voice Be Heard

In this blog post, Mo Goldman, member of AILA’s Media Advocacy Committee, highlights the current debate in the Senate on immigration and urges AILA members and the public to get involved and engage on this issue by making their voices heard as the debate ramps up.

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H-4 Work Permits: A Feminist Perspective

Sandra Feist, member of AILA’s Media Advocacy Committee, highlights the challenges facing H-4 spouses as the administration threatens to take away their work permits and urges Congress to “provide a path for H-4 spouses to fully participate in and contribute to their communities.”

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Deal or No Deal, We Stand With the Dreamers

AILA National Treasurer Allen Orr describes the current efforts to protect Dreamers and urges the administration to get behind legislation with bipartisan support that makes sense both fiscally and morally, rather than forcing a stalemate that could result in the deportation of Dreamers.

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Closed for Business

AILA Media Advocacy Committee Member Matt Maiona takes a look at the already marked demand for H-2B visas and the potential impact on American employers and the economy when these key seasonal positions aren’t filled.

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“I-Squared,” Not RAISE, Would Lift America Up

In this blog post, AILA Director of Government Relations Betsy Lawrence breaks down the provisions of the Immigration Innovation or I-Squared Act introduced by Senators Hatch and Flake and describes what the bill’s provisions would do to boost U.S. businesses and the American economy.

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