Immigrant Rights News

Press Release 12.21.20

Congress Finally Acts on Pandemic Relief, Work Remains

WASHINGTON — LaShawn Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the congressional passage of COVID-19 relief legislation:

Press Release 12.15.20

Groups Call for a Justice Department Committed to Civil Rights Enforcement

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, along with 80 groups, today issued the following statement on the need for President-elect Joe Biden to name an attorney general of the United States and other senior leadership of the U.S. Department of Justice who have strong records with regard to civil rights enforcement and justice reform:

Press Release 10.30.20

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Issues Scorecard for 116th Congress

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights today released its scores for every member of the 116th United States Congress. The Voting Record, which has been issued for every Congress since 1969, scores votes taken by every senator and representative on the legislative priorities of The Leadership Conference. The Leadership Conference’s Voting Record is neither an endorsement nor condemnation of any member of Congress.

Uncategorized 09.23.20

Senate Must Reject Wolf’s Nomination as Secretary of Homeland Security

WASHINGTON—Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement as the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs considers the nomination of Chad Wolf to be the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security:

Press Release 06.22.20

Trump’s Latest Xenophobic Ruse is More of the Same

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on President Trump’s proclamation suspending visas for certain foreign workers:

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