Immigrants are an important part of our communities in Washington state and around the country, making valuable contributions to every aspect of American life. But because of our country’s broken immigration system, men, women, and children are forced to live in the shadows as Americans in all but name. Families and businesses alike are trapped in a broken system that isn’t working for anyone.
Senator Murray believes we need to adopt immigration reform legislation that offers a fair pathway to citizenship for the more than 11 million undocumented residents living here, including Dreamers, farmworkers, those with temporary protected status, and the many essential, undocumented workers who do so much to keep our country running, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. She is working to bring dignity and humanity to our immigration system—from protecting the health and safety of immigrant workers, to recognizing and bolstering America’s historical commitment to refugees, promoting immigration as an integral part of our communities, and more.