Migrant Deaths Call Attention To Comprehensive Immigration Reform
People continue to die migrating to the United States. The main proposal for Comprehensive Immigration Reform before Congress is HR 1177. The people’s support for these policies was debated in the 2020 election and the mandate for this reform package was validated by the vote of 81 million. This proposal rejects the focus on the border and replaces it with something migrant organizers have long fought for; a focus on the economic and justice issues driving migration from Latin America. The question is how.