In response to a tense post-election moment in the US, the Metropolitics editorial committee has initiated Rapid-Response Peer Review, with a commitment to quickly reviewing and publishing articles that examine organizing and activism around crucial urban issues. Our first call was for papers related to immigration policy. Below, Folasade Famakinwa reports on what US pro‑immigrant organizations and pro‑immigrant mayors are doing, urging them to deploy more prosocial programming to strengthen immigrant communities’ precarious connectedness. María Barbero analyzes the effects of the US election on immigration discourse, policy, and protest in Argentina. And Petra Molnar and Stephanie Silverman describe the hopeful reforms triggered by recent Canadian court cases that place immigration jurisprudence within a human-rights framework.