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Immigration

The Immigration Task Force covers all issues related to immigration such as immigration reform, immigrant contributions to economic development, immigration detention reform, DREAMERS, sanctuary cities or states, immigrant access to education, healthcare and other government services, drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants, cultural and economic integration of immigrants, deferred action (including for childhood arrivals and for parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents), pathway to citizenship, demilitarization of the southwest border. Shares issues such as migrant workers with the Agriculture and Rural Development and the Labor and Workforce Development Task Forces. Shares issues such as workplace discrimination or hidden discrimination with the Labor and Workforce Development Task Force. Shares issues like immigrant healthcare with the Healthcare Task Force.

Task Force Leadership 2022-2023

Priorities of the Immigration Task Force:

It covers all issues related to:

  • Keeping families together and not incarcerated
  • Achieving more grassroots support for immigration efforts
  • Pressuring Congress on the DREAM Act and on comprehensive immigration reform
  • Protecting the due process of asylum seekers

Help improve sanctuary cities efforts

Recent Resolutions

2021-12

Voiding Inequality and Seeking Inclusion for Our Immigrant Neighbors (VISION)

2021-01

Ban Private Detention in Immigration Law Enforcement

2021-03

Pandemic Relief Regardless of Immigration Status

2020-01

Grant residency and a path to citizenship to COVID-19 farmworkers and other essential pandemic workers

2019-15

Granting Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelan Immigrants

2019-01

EMERGENCY RESOLUTION: Rejecting the Construction of a Wall Along the Entire U.S.-Mexico Border and Calling for Dignified Treatment for Asylum-Seeking Legal Immigrants and Robust Funding for Immigration Courts and Central American Betterment Initiatives

2018-16

EMERGENCY RESOLUTION: End the Separation of Migrant Families and Reject the Detention of Children and Families

2018-08

EMERGENCY RESOLUTION: End the Uncertainty and Create a Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers Now

2017-07

Encouraging the Continuity of the DACA and DAPA Programs

2014-07

For the Protection of Central American Children Fleeing Violence