To the sheer relief of over a million people in the US, the official status of H.R.1044 on Congress.gov is updated to ‘Passed Senate’, thanks to the persistent efforts of Senator Mike Lee! The version [...]
After nearly a year of persistent efforts by immigrants across the U.S., and Senator Lee who made good-faith efforts to negotiate with Senator Durbin, we experience [...]
Beginning with a protest in Springfield, IL attended by over 500 people, protests spread to Michigan and D.C. Immigrants in the green card backlog repeatedly express their disappointment with Senator Durbin’s hold over the Fairness [...]
Immigration Voice members from across the U.S. arrive in D.C. to advocate for the Fairness bill. Against the backdrop of Senator Durbin’s hold over S.386, in meetings with more than 200 offices, members advocate for [...]
Senator Durbin’s hold over the Fairness Bill comes as a shock to people in the Green Card backlog. As a former co-sponsor of the bill, Senator Durbin was well aware that the bill ensures everyone [...]
After an open and spirited debate (where the only opposition was procedural) Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren and Ranking Member, Ken Buck’s H.R.1044 – The Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act passed the house with an [...]
Immigration Voice members seize the opportunity to walk the halls of Congress to advocate for the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act. Our summer event provides our members to meet our champions on both [...]
H.R.1044: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act Introduced in the 116th Congress with a record number of original bipartisan cosponsors (110+)!
The Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act is introduced in the 116th Congress thanks to the leadership of Chairwoman Lofgren and Ranking Member Buck (of the Immigration Sub-Committee). The latest [...]
Immigration Voice event to advocate for the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act with members of the 116th Congress
Once the 116th Congress went into session, Immigration Voice volunteers from across the country flew to D.C. to advocate for our Fairness bill by meeting their Representatives and Senators in Congress. Our youth volunteers [...]
The Court (US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit) accepts Immigration Voice’s motion to intervene in the H4-EAD lawsuit.
This was a major development because the Court of Appeals does not typically allow a party to intervene at the appellate level. It was significant that the court granted our motion to intervene as it [...]