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Over 50 Cities for Action (C4A) Mayors & County Executives Call on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to Address Inefficiencies and Inequities in the Processing of Form I-765, Applications for Employment Authorization

Over 70 Cities for Action Mayors & County Executives Urge Congress to Enact Permanent Protection for Dreamers

Cities for Action Issues Statement Affirming Commitment to Welcoming Values and Urging Federal Response to Ensure Localities Can Effectively Support Asylum Seekers

Cities for Action Leaders Call on Biden Administration to Reaffirm Commitment to Resettling Refugees

Cities for Action Leaders Request that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Extend the Deadline for Claiming the 2021 Enhanced Child Tax Credit (CTC)

Cities for Action Statement on Title 42 Termination

Cities for Action Statement Applauds Biden Administration for Extending Humanitarian Protections for Ukrainians and Calls for Additional Designations of TPS

Cities for Action Statement Urging Language Equity in Access to COVID-19 Resources

Cities for Action Leaders Call on Biden Administration to Expand Protections for Afghan and Haitian Migrants & Provide Federal Funding to Assist Welcoming Communities

Cities for Action Statement Urging DHS to Halt Deportations to Haiti and Uphold the Right to Asylum

Cities for Action Leaders call on Biden Administration to Protect Immigrants from 15 countries using Temporary Protected Status


BLOOMBERG: Ending Haitians’ Protected Status Could Cost U.S. $280M

Ending Haitians’ Protected Status Could Cost U.S. $280M BLOOMBERG - Laura Francis

Amid anti-immigration wave, some small towns welcome refugees with open arms

August 5, 2016 RUTLAND, Vermont — Mayor Christopher Louras sees trouble ahead for this small city of about 16,000 at the foot of the Green Mountai...

De Blasio Urges Next President to Prioritize Immigration Reform

July 26, 2016 Mayor Bill de Blasio and nearly 60 other mayors and municipal officials from around the country issued a letter to the next presiden...

Obama immigration actions face critical day at high court

April 16, 2016 Monday marks a critical day for President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, as his legal team makes arguments to the Suprem...

Mayors press GOP senators to fill SCOTUS seat

March 21, 2016   In a Monday letter to Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the majority leader, and Chuck Grassley(R-Iowa), chairman of the Judicia...

Cities, Counties Enter Supreme Court Fray Over Immigration

  March 7, 2016Local leaders are coming out against their states' governors over deportation relief. Leaders from nearly 120 cities and counties a...

Immigration is Part of the Civil Rights Movement

February 15, 2016   MAYOR WILLIAM A. BELL CALLS FOR BIRMINGHAM TO "LEAD THE WAY" ON IMMIGRATION REFORM. Birmingham will always be intertwined with...

Obama Immigration Executive Action Update: 84 Cities And Counties Back Administration's Supreme Court Appeal

December 4th, 2015

Mayors Strike Back Against Governors in Refugee Fight

November 18, 2015 Washington (CNN)Democratic mayors across the country are clashing with mostly Republican governors who say their states shouldn'...

Here are the 18 U.S. Cities Welcoming Syrian Refugees

November 18, 2015 A growing list of U.S. governors is putting the kibosh on Syrian refugees entering their states. While the legality of their ref...