Advocacy

ACT joins Black immigrant orgs in filing complaint against The WRAP

On October 13, the Texas A&M University School of Law's Immigrant Rights Clinic with 6 co-signature organizations, filed a new civil rights and civil liberties complaint that implicates ICE in the use of an FDA-registered medical device and human restraint (The WRAP) to threaten, coerce, and punish asylum seekers. 

Read the complaint here. 

Letter to VP Harris: Deliver Green Cards for Immigrant Communities

On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021, Communities United for Status and Protection held a press conference and action calling on leadership to deliver Green Cards for over 40,000 TPS holders. 

As a follow up, Executive Directors of Adhikaar, African Communities Together, Haitian Bridge Alliance, Naitonal Network for Arab American Communities, and The UndocuBlack Network sent a letter to Vice President Harris on behalf of the communities that we represent. Our communities demand citizenship. The moment is now.

URGENT IMPLEMENTATION RECOMMENDATIONS AT 4-MONTH MARK BEFORE DEADLINE OF LIBERIAN REFUGEE IMMIGRATION FAIRNESS PROGRAM

On August 12, 2021, we sent a letter to the Biden administration urging them to take action on LRIF. As the deadline for LRIF nears, the administration must acknowledge and address the perpetual limbo many LIberians have been sitting in, trying to apply for LRIF. 

 

Letter to Biden Admin on Title 42

We joined 100 orgs in a letter to President Biden asking that the administration immediately end the misuse of Title 42 public health authority that illegally and inhumanely expels asylum seekers and migrants at the border. 

 

READ THE LETTER HERE.

 

White House Task Force on Black Immigrants

Policy Recommendations and Priorities for the First 100 Days and Beyond

For policy inquiries, please contact:

Guerline Jozef, Executive Director of the Haitian Bridge Alliance at guerline.jozef@gmail.com

Haddy Gassama, Policy and Advocacy Coordinator at UndocuBlack Network at haddy@undocublack.org

Mustafa Jumale, Founder of Black Immigrant Collective at mustafajumale@gmail.com

First 100 Day Recommendations on the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Program

November 25, 2020

 

The LRIF Strategy Group sent the Biden-Harris transition a set of recommendations for the new administration’s First 100 Days.  Read the recommendations here.

 

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