The Guide: Pathways to Citizenship
On June 19, 1865, two months after Confederate troops surrendered to Union forces to end the Civil War, General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, to inform enslaved African Americans of their freedom and the end of the war.
Immigrants present a solution that can help address these issues while bolstering the nation's workforce and economy.
While it is important to acknowledge that some immigrants reside in the United States without legal authorization, the majority are here legally.
While Title 42 was initially enacted as a response to public health emergencies, its implementation has had significant implications.
The annual observance serves as a reminder of the immeasurable value immigrants bring to the cultural, social, and economic fabric of the nation.
Citizenship is a goal that benefits the entire nation. With the end of a pandemic, the hope is that immigrants who have waited three years to complete their process will finally do so.