Amid historic labor shortages in critical sectors across the country, the Asylum Seeker Work Authorization Act (H.R. 1325) was introduced in Congress to bolster the workforce by allowing asylum seekers to apply for work authorization and get to work faster while their asylum claims are adjudicated. This is a commonsense, bipartisan solution that Congress can act on now.
Do you want to get involved? Let your Member of Congress know that you support letting asylum seekers work and want them to co-sponsor and support the Asylum Seeker Work Authorization Act. It just takes two minutes!