U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 & Its Impact on Survivors: On Thursday, February 18, 2021 theU.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 was introduced in the House by Representative Linda Sánchez and in the Senate by Senator Bob Menendez.
ASISTA and our partners with the Alliance for Immigrant Survivors have prepared an overview of the bill with a discussion of its impact on survivors.
We are grateful for the insights and expertise of our partners at the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, Jenesee Center, Americans for Immigrant Justice, Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, Immigration Center for Women and Children, MetroWest Legal Services, Immigrants’ Rights and Human Trafficking Program at Boston University School of Law, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, Ayuda, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Her Justice, Tahirih Justice Center, and and the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence.