America Is Better Welcomes New Board Members

WASHINGTON, D.C. — America Is Better, the (c)4 affiliate of the National Immigration Forum, today announced the appointment of two new board members: Mark Delich of and Becky Tallent of Anywhere Real Estate Inc.  

“Mark and Becky each bring a wealth of experience vital to our mission of shaping immigration policy,” said Jennie Murray, President and CEO of America Is Better. “Their arrival comes at a pivotal moment as we carve out space for a reasonable, solutions-focused immigration conversation in an election year. They will be instrumental in guiding our efforts.” 

Mark Delich is the Vice President of Government Relations at Mark leads the development of the organization’s federal immigration policy priorities and congressional outreach efforts. Mark joined in 2016 with more than a decade of public policy experience, most recently as a senior advisor to Sen. John McCain, where he was on the forefront of issues involving homeland security and immigration. Prior to advising Sen. McCain, Mark was the director of policy at the Reform Institute, where he set the strategic direction for the Institute’s policy work on immigration and homeland security issues.  

“I am very excited to join the board of America Is Better to support the organizational leadership and help support its mission of fixing our broken immigration system,” Delich said.    

Becky Tallent is the Vice President and Head of U.S. Government Relations at Anywhere Real Estate Inc. She previously served as Head of U.S. Government Relations at Dropbox for six years. In then-House Speaker John Boehner’s office, Tallent served as an Assistant to the Speaker for Policy, focusing on judicial and homeland security issues. Earlier she served as Chief of Staff to Sen. John McCain and as a Senior Policy Advisor during the McCain-Palin presidential campaign. 

“I’m excited to work with America Is Better, a critical player in the most important policy debates shaping the future of U.S. immigration policy. During times like this, the country needs organizations that work across the aisle to help our elected officials design fair and humane policies that reflect the realities of our economy and national security and reflect our shared humanity,” Tallent said.  

The full membership of the America Is Better Board of Directors is available online. 



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