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We Support Bipartisan Immigration Reforms in 2021

We congratulate President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris as well as the Senators and Members of the House of Representatives for the 117th Congress.

As our country looks to the future and we consider how to build a more prosperous, just, and fair nation, we urge both Congress and the new administration to make clear their commitment to reforming our nation’s outdated, broken immigration system. We especially call on Congress to come together and quickly provide a pathway to citizenship that would allow Dreamers to stay in the U.S. and become fully integrated into our communities.

Strong leadership and bipartisanship from Congress and the administration, starting on day one, are critical to build an immigration system that works for U.S. families, grows our economy, and strengthens communities across our nation while welcoming immigrants who seek to contribute as critical partners in our society.

Polling consistently shows broad, bipartisan support for immigrants and immigration reform. Recent polls have found that over 77% of Americans believe that immigration is good for the country and 78% believe DACA recipients should be able to remain in America, and a Fox News poll on Election Day that found 71% of Americans support legal status for undocumented immigrants. Historically, strong support has existed for immigration reform that addresses border security, expanded visa programs for high-skilled and agricultural workers, and regularizing the status of undocumented immigrants.

We can create a modern, humane, and effective immigration system that upholds the best of America’s promise: to be a nation where people can come from around the world to work, contribute, and build a better life for themselves, their families, and our society as a whole. As we recover from COVID-19, the essential contributions of immigrants here today, and those to come tomorrow, will be critical to the health and well-being of American workers and their families.

Our nation’s immigration laws are decades overdue for an overhaul. To get this done, it will require the new administration and Congress to work together in a bipartisan manner. We stand ready to work together with you on this urgent, national imperative.


Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform
American Business Immigration Coalition
American Council on Education
American GI Forum of the US
Americans for Prosperity
Amplio Recruiting
Anti-Defamation League
Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Asian American Christian Collaborative
Association of American Universities
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc.
Best Buy Co., Inc.
Bethany Christian Services
Bipartisan Policy Center Action
Bloomington Police Department (IN)
Box, Inc.
Bread for the World
BSA | The Software Alliance
Business Roundtable
California Farm Bureau Federation
Cambridge Police Department (MA)
Center for Public Justice
Compete America
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
Cummins Inc.
Dairy Producers of New Mexico
Denton Police Department (TX)
DoorDash, Inc.
Driscoll’s, Inc.
Dropbox, Inc.
Essential Worker Immigration Coalition
Evangelical Immigration Table
Facebook, Inc.
Faith and Community Empowerment
George W. Bush Institute
Georgia Green Industry Association
Georgia Urban Ag Council
Global Immersion
Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association
Harris County Sheriff’s Office (TX)
Heritage Church
Hispanic Leadership Fund
HP Inc.
HR Policy Association
IBM Corporation
Idaho Dairymen’s Association
Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association
Illinois Green Industry Association
Immigrant Connection
Information Technology Industry Council
Intel Corporation
Latinx Startup Alliance
Levi Strauss & Co.
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association, Inc.
Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association
Microsoft Corporation
Missio Alliance
Monterey County Farm Bureau
Mosaic Compassion
NAFSA: National Association of International Educators
National All-Jersey
National Association of Evangelicals
National Association of Landscape Professionals
National Association of Manufacturers
National Immigration Forum
National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NALEC)
National Retail Federation
New American Economy
New England Apple Council
Niskanen Center
Oregon Association of Nurseries
Oregon Dairy Farmers Association
Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Semiconductor Industry Association
Sioux City Catholic Diocese
South East Dairy Farmers Association
Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
Southern Nazarene University
Splunk Inc.
Stand Up Republic
Stein Farms LLC
Surge Network (Phoenix)
Tennessee Nursery & Landscape Association
TESOL International Association
Texas Border Coalition
The LIBRE Initiative
The Origin Milk Company
The Welcome Network
The Wesleyan Church
Transform Minnesota
Tyson Foods, Inc.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops/Migration and Refugee Services
United Fresh Produce Association
Utah Nursery & Landscape Association
Veterans for American Ideals
Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association
We Welcome Refugees
West Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association
Western Growers
Western Union
Women of Welcome
Workday, Inc.
World Relief
World Trade Center Indianapolis
World Vision
Worldwide ERC®


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Zoraida Arias, U-Visa/T-Visa Program Manager, King County Sheriff’s Office (WA)
Richard Biehl, Chief of Police, Dayton Police Department (OH)
Chris Blue, Chief of Police, Chapel Hill Police Department (NC)
Luke Bobo, Civic Leader/Visiting Professor/Writer, Made to Flourish
Dan Boone, President, Trevecca Nazarene University
Mike Brown, Chief of Police, Salt Lake City Police Department (UT)
Chris Burbank, Chief of Police (Ret.), Salt Lake City Police Department (UT)
Filimao Chambo, Church of the Nazarene
Linda Chavez, National Immigration Forum
Adrian Diaz, Chief of Police, Seattle Police Department (WA)
Paul Fitzgerald, Sheriff, Story County Sheriff’s Office (IA)
Fred Fletcher, Police Chief (Ret.) and Public Safety Consultant, Chattanooga Police Department (TN)
Samuel Flores, District Superintendent, South Carolina District Church of the Nazarene
Erik Gernand, University Chaplain, Trevecca Nazarene University
Jeff Haanen, CEO, Denver Institute of Faith & Work
Ron Haddad, Chief of Police, Dearborn Police Department (MI)
Andy Harvey, Chief of Police, Pharr Police Department (TX)
Dwight Henninger, Chief of Police, Vail Police Department (CO)
Roberto Hodgson, Church of the Nazarene
Mark Holcomb, University Chaplain, Olivet Nazarene University
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
Joel Hunter, Chairman, Community Resource Network
John Idleburg, Sheriff, Lake County Sheriff’s Office (IL)
Wayne Jerman, Chief of Police, Cedar Rapids Police Department (IA)
Brian Kyes, Chief of Police, Chelsea Police Department (MA)
Rev. Stephanie Lobdell, Campus Pastor, Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Erika Lucas, Co-Founder, StitchCrew
Jo Anne Lyon, Founder, World Hope International
Chris Magnus, Chief of Police, Tucson Police Department (AZ)
David Mahoney, Sheriff, Dane County Sheriff’s Office (WI)
Gary McFadden, Sheriff, Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office (NC)
Dustin Metcalf, University Chaplain, Northwest Nazarene University
Olivia Metcalf, Ordained Elder, Church of the Nazarene
Andy Norris, Lieutenant (Ret.), Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office (AL)
Kyle Poole, District Superintendent, Georgia District Church of the Nazarene
Dana Preusch, Nazarene Theological Seminary
Mark Prosser, Director of Pastoral Planning, Sioux City Catholic Diocese
Arthur Rizer, Director, Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties Policy, R Street Institute
Orlando Rolon, Chief of Police, Orlando Police Department (FL)
Rev. Gabriel Salguero, The Gathering Place
Dale Schaeffer, Florida District Superintendent, Church of the Nazarene
Mrs. Beatriz and Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Melody Scott, Dean of Students, Malone University
Andrew Smith, Chief of Police, Green Bay Police Department (WI)
Dean Smith, Chief of Police, Oshkosh Police Department (WI)
Carla Sunberg, General Superintendent, Church of the Nazarene
Ron Teachman, Chief of Police (Ret.), South Bend Police Department (IN) and New Bedford Police
Department (MA)
Todd Thomas, Chief of Police, City of Appleton (WI)
Rev. Esteban Trujillo, University Chaplain, Point Loma Nazarene University
Michael Tupper, Chief of Police, Marshalltown Police Department (IA)
David Valentin, Chief of Police, Santa Ana Police Department (CA)
Roberto Villasenor, Chief of Police (Ret.), Tucson Police Department (AZ)
Doug Woodard, Chief of Police, West Carrollton Police Department (OH)
David Young, Dean of the Chapel, Eastern Nazarene College

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