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WASHINGTON D.C, November 3, 2021 — Yesterday, 95 organizations and advocacy groups led by the Niskanen Center, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the National Immigration Forum, and American Immigration Council sent a letter to Senators Durbin and Padilla and Representatives Nadler and Lofgren. The letter, available here, encourages the inclusion of green card recapture and advanced adjustment of status in the reconciliation bill. 

As stated in the letter, the inclusion of these provisions in reconciliation provides a “once-in-a-generation opportunity to modernize the existing U.S. immigration system, reunite millions of families separated through immigration restrictions and backlogs, increase U.S. GDP by trillions of dollars, and provide immigration relief for millions of foreign nationals.” 

“The provisions at stake would be the biggest improvement to our immigration system in more than three decades,” said Niskanen immigration policy analyst Jeremy Neufeld. He added, “This impressive list of signers shows how broad is the support for these provisions from all wings of the immigration advocacy community.”

Read the full letter here. 

The Niskanen Center is a 501(c)(3) advocacy organization established in 2014 to change public policy through direct engagement in the policymaking process.


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