U.S. Immigration Issues and Resources






This section provides information and resources on current issues related to U.S. immigration and immigrant communities. New information and resources are added regularly.


NNIRR Statement on Day 1 Executive Orders and priorities for changes moving forward.

The Biden-Harris Immigration Plan

2021 Immigration Action Plan, sponsored by the Immmigration Hub and endorsed by NNIRR and 200+ organizationss


IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES AND THE 2020 ELECTIONS Resources and tools on immigrant community participation in the election and information on critical issues.

CORONAVIRUS & IMMIGRANT RIGHTS: RESOURCES AND ADVOCACY round-up of community informational and educational resources, as well as advocacy initiatives and actions to ensure that all immigrant community members have safe health care access.



 Immigration Policy Legislation - 115th Congress, 2017-2018  A comprehensive list of immigration-related bills that are currently being discussed in Congress.

Legislative Resources & Tools  Resources for how-to organize advocacy efforts in your community & take individual action!



Proposed 'Public Charge' Rule -- Resources and Updates

Deferred Action - DACA - Updates & Tools DACA news updates and resources. 

Trump Executive Orders and Policies Information on Trump administration actions, responses, and resources.

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) An updated (September 2020) list of TPS and DED (Deferred Enforced Departure) holders, published by CLINIC, the Catholic Legal Immigration Network. See their update page here.

Immigrant Detention, Private Prisons and Minimum Occupancy Quotas  Under current U.S. leadership, immigration policy is developed within a framework of criminalization and punishment. This page introduces resources that provide in-depth analysis of how these policies are imbued with exploitation for the sake of corporate interests.

Immigration Enforcement & Policing A selection of reports that highlight the abusive nature of immigration policing. 



Over the years, NNIRR has taken consistent, rights-based positions on immigration policy and reform proposals. These pages provide key documents that reflect these principles and positions.

Immigration Policy Reform 

NNIRR Position Statements   

Principles for Immigration Policy Reform  

Related Reports, Positions, Background Statements  

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