The debate over immigration reform often boils down to a tug-of-war between those who want more enforcement and those who want a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
This page is a reproduction of the Hillary for America policy proposal on immigration reform. Hillary has been committed to the immigrant rights community throughout her career.
As president, she will work to fix our broken immigration system and stay true to our fundamental American values: As president, Hillary will: Introduce comprehensive immigration reform.
Hillary will introduce comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to full and equal citizenship within her first days in office. It will treat every person with dignity, fix the family visa backlog, uphold the rule of law, protect our borders and national security, and bring millions of hardworking people into the formal economy.
End the three- and year bars. The three- and year bars force families—especially those whose members have different citizenship or immigration statuses—into a heartbreaking dilemma: Do everything possible under the law to protect families.
If Congress keeps failing to act on comprehensive immigration reform, Hillary will enact a simple system for those with sympathetic cases—such as parents of DREAMers, those with a history of service and contribution to their communities, or those who experience extreme labor violations—to make their case and be eligible for deferred action.
Enforce immigration laws humanely. Immigration enforcement must be humane, targeted, and effective. Hillary will focus resources on detaining and deporting those individuals who pose a violent threat to public safety, and ensure refugees who seek asylum in the U.
End family detention and close private immigration detention centers. Hillary will end family detention for parents and children who arrive at our border in desperate situations and close private immigrant detention centers. Expand access to affordable health care to all families. We should let families—regardless of immigration status—buy into the Affordable Care Act exchanges.
Families who want to purchase health insurance should be able to do so. Hillary will work to expand fee waivers to alleviate naturalization costs, increase access to language programs to encourage English proficiency, and increase outreach and education to help more people navigate the process.The United States must adopt an immigration system that serves the national interest.
To restore the rule of law and secure our border, President Trump is committed to constructing a border wall. The United States must adopt an immigration system that serves the national interest.
To restore the rule of law and secure our border, President Trump is committed to constructing a border wall.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) was a comprehensive reform effort. It (1) legalized aliens who had resided in the United States in an unlawful status since January 1, , (2) established sanctions prohibiting employers from hiring, recruiting, or referring for a fee aliens known to be unauthorized to work in the United States, (3) created a new classification of temporary.
Justice for Immigrants is committed to immigration reform as a priority of the U.S. Catholic Church and to creating a culture of welcome for all migrants. "Root and branch reform" of the Home Office's approach to immigration is needed following the Windrush scandal, according to a committee of MPs.
The Windrush generation were "badly let down" and. Immigration reform. Note: This page is a reproduction of the Hillary for America policy proposal on immigration reform.
Hillary has been committed to the immigrant rights community throughout her career.