Civil Rights of Immigrants Campaign
Gamaliel's Civil Rights of Immigrants Campaign (CRI) is committed to working for equal opportunity and fair treatment of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. Currently, we are calling on the Biden Administration to implement Complete Inclusive Immigration Reform for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States.
In a recent letter to President Biden, CRI outlined this urgent list of demands for Complete Inclusive Immigration Reform:
1. Moratorium on all deportations.
2. Free all detained immigrants who have no history of violence and/or who are at high risk from COVID-19.
3. Expand COVID-19 relief to include all undocumented immigrants.
4. Provide ALL undocumented essential workers protective status and work permits.
5. Expand and create permanent protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
6. Create a pathway to citizenship.
7. Reverse Trump’s racist immigration policies: Remove the Public Charge Rule; remove practice of family separation at the border; restore family reunification as a priority in evaluating family petitions; reinstate Temporary Protection Status (TPS); remove the “Remain in Mexico” policy for asylum seekers; and restore application costs (Citizenship, LPR) to pre-Trump costs.
8. End the funding of private prisons that incarcerate undocumented immigrants. Close all detention centers.
9. End militarized funding of immigration enforcement; Hold ICE CBP/ agents accountable for abuses of power and include a quarterly accountability report; and abolish ICE from local law enforcement.
10. Address root causes of migration through financial inclusion and empowerment of remittances: Mobilize low cost remittance for savings bonds for development; invest in Sustainable employment in high migration sending communities; and focus on development to address climate change roots of migration.
Download our full letter to President Biden.
Watch the CRI's press conference to present our demands:
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