AILA Correspondence

Sign-On Letter Urging Congress to Pass the Dream Act and Reject the White House Proposal

2/13/2018
On 2/13/18, AILA joined 268 other organizations in a letter calling on Congress to enact permanent protections for Dreamers and reject the White House’s immigration proposal. The letter states that “protecting Dreamers cannot come at the cost of harming other immigrants or immigrant communities.”
AILA Doc. No. 18021439

Sign-On Letter to Congress Regarding Unaccompanied Children and Asylum Seekers

2/14/2018
On 2/14/18, AILA joined 99 other organizations in a letter urging Congress to support the Dream Act and vote against proposals that would punish asylum seekers and vulnerable immigrant children. These harmful proposals would violate due process for asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors.
AILA Doc. No. 18021438

Coalition for the American Dream Opposes H.R. 4760

2/8/2018
On 2/8/18, the Coalition for the American Dream, of which AILA is a member, sent a letter to Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress declaring opposition to H.R. 4760: Securing America’s Future Act of 2018, which does not provide a permanent workable legislative solution for Dreamers.
AILA Doc. No. 18021231

Sign-On Letter Urging the Appropriations Committees to Include H-2B Cap Relief

2/2/2018
On 2/2/18, AILA joined members of the H-2B Workforce Coalition urging the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to include H-2B cap relief in any spending measure for the remainder of FY2018 or any other appropriate legislation.
AILA Doc. No. 18020540

Sign-On Letter Urging House and Senate Leadership to Include H-2B Cap Relief in Future Spending Measures

2/2/2018
On 2/2/18, AILA joined members of the H-2B Workforce Coalition urging House and Senate Leadership to include H-2B cap relief in any spending measures for the remainder of FY2018 or any other appropriate legislation.
AILA Doc. No. 18020539

Sign-On Letter to Secretary Nielsen Opposing Family Separation Proposal

1/16/2018
On 1/16/18, AILA joined 129 other organizations in a letter to Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security, opposing a recent proposal from the Trump administration to separate immigrant children from their parents when they are apprehended at the border.
AILA Doc. No. 18012942

Sign-On Letter to USCIS Requesting to Maintain the H-4 Rule

1/17/2018
On 1/17/18, eleven organizations including CompeteAmerica, which AILA is a member of, requested that USCIS continue to authorize employment for certain H-4 dependent spouses. The letter cites the instrumental role of these workers in STEM fields and their positive impact on the U.S. economy.
AILA Doc. No. 18012660