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Month: July 2015

Yesterday in Iowa: Rep. Steve King Debates Christie Vilsack, Manages Not to Call Anyone a Dog

Earlier this week we wrote about how anti-immigrant extremist Congressman Steve King (R-IA) has suddenly decided to pull back on a plan to sue President Obama over his deferred action policy.  We think it’s because his Congressional race against former Iowa first lady Christie Vilsack has gotten close–much, much closer than he’d like, so close … Continue reading »

Memo to California's Gov. Brown: SUNDAY is Deadline for TRUST Act

A diverse array of voices are making the case for the TRUST Act – a sensible immigration compromise passed by the California legislature that would re-focus state immigration enforcement towards individuals convicted or charged with serious crimes.  Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, writes an op-ed in today’s Los Angeles Times calling on … Continue reading »

Ahead of Tomorrow’s TRUST Act Deadline, Cardinal Mahony of L.A. Calls on Gov. Brown to Choose Love, Not Hate

Mahony Joins Diverse Voices Calling on California to Become Anti-Arizona and to Enact Sensible Immigration Reform A diverse array of voices are making the case for the TRUST Act – sensible compromise legislation passed by the California legislature that would re-focus immigration enforcement within the state towards individuals convicted or charged with serious offenses.  Cardinal … Continue reading »

La Opinión: Crece entusiasmo electoral

En una de las semanas más difíciles para la campaña presidencial del republicano Mitt Romney, los votantes latinos continuaron solidificando su apoyo al presidente Obama e incrementando su interés por las elecciones venideras, por las que empiezan a mostrar mayor entusiasmo.  

THREE DAYS LEFT For California's Gov. Jerry Brown to Sign TRUST Act

Time is running out in California for the TRUST Act.  California’s Governor, Jerry Brown, only has until THIS weekend to sign the bill, and we’re asking everyone to call (916) 445-2841 to ask Gov. Brown to sign the bill TODAY. Lawrence Downes in the New York Times today explains the significance of the TRUST Act: … Continue reading »

Las Vegas Sun: Dean Heller Gets an A+ Rating from Anti-Immigrant Group

Earlier this week, America’s Voice unveiled our spotlight on six key Senate races of importance to Latino and immigrant voters—and all those who care about common-sense immigration reform.  We evaluated the power of the Latino voter community in each state and summarized where each U.S. Senate candidate stands on the issue. One of the contests we … Continue reading »

Rep. Steve King Decides Triumph Can Wait and Postpones Plans to Sue President Over DREAMer Relief

In June, Representative Steve King (R-IA)–one of the most anti-immigrant members of Congress–sent out a fundraising appeal to his list of supporters, declaring his plans to sue the President of the United States.  The extremist Rep. King disagreed with the President’s plan to offer immigrant youth temporary relief from deportation, and believed a lawsuit was … Continue reading »