HOPE's Principles for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Our broken immigration system is a wound on our country and scandal at the border. Our border
community bears disproportionately the burdens of a broken system. No one can deny the terrible
human impacts of a system that forces over 11 million persons without documents to live in the shadows, divides families, permits some to detain human beings for profit, and compromises our nation’s historic commitment to the refugee and asylum seeker.