NPNA Applauds Historic Vote To Help Dreamers and TPS Beneficiaries

American Dream and Promise Act Passes House with Overwhelming Support, Attention Turns to Senate WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) released the following statement today on the passage of the American Dream and Promise Act, the first real move toward immigration reform in a decade.  Susan Collins, Director of Policy and Advocacy with the National Partnership for…

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Refuge for Families Condemns Trump’s Call for Tariffs on Mexican Products

WASHINGTON – Today Refuge for Families, a transnational coalition which aims to find meaningful solutions to the plight of Central Americans fleeing their homeland, released a statement regarding comments made by President Donald Trump this morning on Twitter. In the tweet, he promised to raise tariffs on products coming from Mexico in response to Mexican officials’ approach to…

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NPNA, Members and Cities from Across the Country Launch National Campaign “Naturalize NOW” (“Hazte Ciudadano”)

The Campaign Aims to Assist One Million Eligible Residents By 2020 in Citizenship Application Process WHO: National Partnership for New Americans, CASA, CHIRLA, City Officials, Pedro Biaggi, and members of the community WHAT: National Launch “Hazte Ciudadano” WHEN: Wednesday, May 29th, 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time WHERE: CASA, 8151 15th Ave, Hyattsville MD WASHINGTON  – As…

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Organización Alianza Nacional para Nuevos Americanos, CASA, CHIRLA y varias ciudades a través del país lanzan la campaña “Hazte Ciudadano/Naturalize NOW”

La iniciativa busca encaminar y asistir a un millón de residentes elegibles a que culminen su proceso de ciudadanía para el año 2020 QUIÉNES: Organizaciones pro inmigrantes: National Partnership for New Americans, CASA,  CHIRLA; oficiales gubernamentales de varias ciudades, Pedro Biaggi y miembros de la comunidad QUÉ: Lanzamiento de campaña nacional “Hazte Ciudadano” CUÁNDO: Miércoles…

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Cissna’s USCIS Replacement, Ken Cuccinelli, Signals Escalation of Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda

Cissna’s USCIS Replacement, Ken Cuccinelli, Signals Escalation of Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) and Mi Familia Vota (MFV) are deeply alarmed that the replacement of the Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services signals a new round of attacks on access to citizenship and other forms of immigration relief. In…

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CASA, CHIRLA, NPNA and UnidosUS Urges Congress to Hold USCIS Accountable for Second Wall of Delays, Backlogs and Directives that Obstruct U.S. Citizenship

WASHINGTON – Ahead of a meeting between USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), CASA, CHIRLA, National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) and UnidosUS urge Congress to launch an investigation into policies and practices causing citizenship applications to pile up at USCIS offices nationwide and which – most disturbingly – work to disproportionately…

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NPNA Urges Congress to Put Politics and Hate Aside and Swiftly Pass the Dream and Promise Act

WASHINGTON –Today, the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary will markup the American Dream and Promise Act, the original draft of which has the support of 233 members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation provides protection from deportation and a path to citizenship to an estimated 2 million Dreamers and those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS)…

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Another Toddler Dies & Thousands Sleep on Dirt at the Border: We Demand Refuge for Families!

WASHINGTON – Refuge for Families, a transnational coalition of advocacy organizations organizing humanitarian and legal assistance for Central American asylum seekers, strongly condemns the death of a two-and-half-year-old migrant child after being held by the U.S. Border Patrol for several days. Earlier this week, CNN published photos of a chaotic and overcrowded Border Patrol station in which children slept outside…

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NPNA Criticizes Trump Administration’s Latest Attack on Immigrants

USCIS Plans to Eliminate Means-Tested Benefit as Evidence For Waiving Filing Fee WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) strongly objected to a new Trump administration proposal which would eliminate fee waivers for immigrants applying for citizenship and other forms of immigration relief. In strongly worded remarks filed during an open comment period…

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National Training in Chicago Empowers Immigrants to Serve & Protect their Community

Known as Community Navigators, They Serve A Community Under Attack CHICAGO – This Saturday, April 27, approximately 80 community navigators and trainers of navigators representing over 50 immigrant-rights organizations nationwide in Chicago to hold training sessions focusing on the rights of immigrants in our communities. The training, organized by the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA)…

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