Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and Members of Congress to Address Nation’s Largest Immigrant Inclusion Conference to be Held Oct. 3 in Las Vegas

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and Members of Congress to Address Nation’s Largest Immigrant Inclusion Conference to be Held Oct. 3 in Las Vegas National and regional elected officials recommit our country to one of welcome at National Immigrant Integration Conference 2021 WHAT: The annual National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC) 2021 — New American Dreams, the largest immigrant…

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Cruel Response to Haitian Migrants At Border Must Be Condemned And Humane Solutions Implemented Immediately 

    Cruel Response to Haitian Migrants At Border Must Be Condemned And Humane Solutions Implemented Immediately The following is a statement from Nicole Melaku, executive director of National Partnership For New Americans (NPNA), regarding the U.S. response to Haitian migrants at the border:  “The cruel treatment of Haitian migrants at the U.S. border is…

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Parliamentarian Decision Is A Callous And Potentially Disastrous Setback, Congress Must Act Immediately to Find Alternative Paths to Legalization

  Parliamentarian Decision Is A Callous And Potentially Disastrous Setback, Congress Must Act Immediately to Find Alternative Paths to Legalization In response to yesterday’s decision by the Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough stating that the reconciliation package cannot include adjustment of status for certain undocumented immigrants as marked up in the House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee…

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NPNA and Over 60 Organizations Call for Congress to Increase Funding for Citizenship Program

      NPNA and Over 60 Organizations Call for Congress to Increase Funding for Citizenship Program   WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), the Coalition for Humane Immigrants Rights (CHIRLA), NALEO Education Fund, UnidosUS, and a total of 64 organizations sent a letter to Congressional appropriators requesting that Congress increase…

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NPNA Applauds House Passage of Budget Resolution, Calls for Swift Action to Finalize Path to Citizenship for All Undocumented Immigrants 

  NPNA Applauds House Passage of Budget Resolution, Calls for Swift Action to Finalize Path to Citizenship for All Undocumented Immigrants   WASHINGTON – Today, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $3.5 trillion budget resolution that includes funding for a pathway to citizenship that is expected to cover Deferred Action for Childhood…

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NPNA Commends Inclusion of Path to Citizenship in Budget Reconciliation Package

  NPNA Commends Inclusion of Path to Citizenship in Budget Reconciliation Package   WASHINGTON – Last night, Senate Democrats passed a $3.5 trillion budget resolution that includes funding for a pathway to citizenship that is expected to cover Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, farmworkers and other essential workers….

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NPNA Applauds Senate Confirmation of First Woman USCIS Director

NPNA Applauds Senate Confirmation of First Woman USCIS Director Now the real work begins to address application backlogs and reform the agency WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) applauds the Senate for the confirmation of Ur Jaddou as the first woman Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) by a vote of…

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NPNA Applauds Biden Plan to Proactively Promote Citizenship; Urges Community Engagement to Reduce Backlogs & Reverse Naturalization Barriers

      NPNA Applauds Biden Plan to Proactively Promote Citizenship; Urges Community Engagement to Reduce Backlogs & Reverse Naturalization Barriers     WASHINGTON – Today, U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a report on plans to proactively promote naturalization to the over nine million immigrants eligible for citizenship. The report reflects many of…

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Report: Citizenship for a Stronger Economy

  Report: Citizenship for a Stronger Economy New data shows naturalization could help in economic recovery as coalition pushes for fee waivers in next economic recovery package   WASHINGTON – Removing cost barriers to naturalization could be a powerful tool for economic recovery, a new National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) briefing paper shows, citing more than a…

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