Uniting behind meaningful
immigration reform.

We have a once in a generation opportunity to pass comprehensive immigration reform. FWD.us is building a grassroots movement to make sure Congress fixes our broken system.

What we're fighting for.

  • Secure our Borders
    Providing law enforcement the tools necessary to secure the border will allow them to focus on serious criminals and threats.

  • Strengthen our Families & Economy
    Reform would create millions of jobs, reduce the deficit, and allow for innovation to keep the U.S. globally competitive. Reform would also strengthen millions of families.

  • Provide a Pathway
    Create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States that do not have legal status.

  • E-Verify
    Develop a simple and effective employment verification system. Establish a streamlined process for admitting future workers to ensure that we continue to promote innovation and meet our workforce needs.

Why immigration reform matters.

  • 11 million
    undocumented immigrants are left without a pathway to citizenship. That's equivalent to the population of Ohio.

  • 2.1 million
    DREAMers were brought to the U.S. as children and are left without a way to become citizens.

  • 1.4 million
    jobs would be created across the country if we passed immigration reform.

  • $897 billion
    amount immigration reform would reduce the federal deficit over 20 years.

  • $329 billion
    would be added to the American economy if DREAMers were given citizenship.

Our innovative approach.

FWD.us harnesses the best of new and traditional organizing tactics. We are developing innovative technology and organizing the tech community to build an effective grassroots movement.

  1. Organizing - combining both online and offline organizing tactics. Volunteer >
  2. Code Squad - our Code Squad program engages volunteer engineers to build the best tools in direct advocacy. Join >
  3. Partnerships - we've partnered with leading organizations across the country to organize major events. See our events >

Meet people affected by our broken system.

Meet Vinny

Find out why Vinny Lingham, co-founder & CEO of gyft, supports immigration reform. His personal immigration story shows exactly why our system is broken.

Meet Rob

Rob's story is a powerful testiment to why immigration reform should be a priority for Congress.

Holiday story: Akshay

Akshay shares a powerful holiday story about his first holiday season in the United States as an immigrant.