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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 2020-2021

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

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

2013-11

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

2012-09

Resolution on Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona SB 1070

2011-07

Calling for the Support of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2011 (DREAM Act of 2011)

2006-6

Resolution Condemning the "Border Protection, Anti-Terrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act" H.R. 4437 - and Affirming Commitment to Providing a Safe, Healthy and Dignified Place to Live for All Residents, Regardless of Immigration Status