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.
Providing law enforcement the tools necessary to secure the border will allow them to focus resources on enforcement priorities such as violent criminals and terror threats.
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 American families.
Create a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States who do not have legal status.
After creating a pathway to citizenship, develop a simple and effective employment verification system. Establish a streamlined process for admitting future workers to continue to promote innovation and meet our workforce needs.
Undocumented immigrants are left without a pathway to citizenship.
DREAMers were brought to the U.S. as children and are left without a way to become citizens.
Jobs would be created by 2024 if we passed immigration reform.
Amount immigration reform would reduce the federal deficit over 20 years.
Would be added to the American economy if DREAMers were given citizenship.
Ivan has a mixed-status family. His parents are undocumented, his brothers are American citizens, and he is a recipient of DACA. Without immigration reform, families like Ivan's will continue to face separation and live in fear.
Atulya came to the United States to study at University of Pennsylvania, where he founded his own successful startup. Without a valid work permit, Atulya is forced to volunteer at the company he founded. Immigration reform will create a pathway for Atulya to get his work permit and keep creating American jobs.
Nidya came to the U.S. when she was two-years-old. She is now 28, and still undocumented. She works as a psychotherapist and volunteers in her community, but she has no path to legal status without immigration reform.
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