“We commend the House for passing the American Dream and Promise Act. This is part of long overdue immigration legislation needed for working people and their families. House passage is an important step forward. Now, we look to the Senate to follow suit.
“Immigrant workers are the backbone of the hospitality industry. The American Dream and Promise Act will keep millions of hard-working immigrants together with their families.
“This is a testament to what is possible when working people stand together. UNITE HERE laid-off hospitality workers canvassed in Nevada, Arizona, Florida, and Pennsylvania to elect President Biden and then shifted gears to take back the Senate in the Georgia runoff to ensure that families who have lived and worked in the U.S. for decades no longer need to live in fear of deportation.
“Passing the American Dream and Promise Act is critical in our march to build a pathway to citizenship for millions of DACA recipients and TPS holders. We call on the Senate to pass the American Dream and Promise Act immediately.”