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  • New Scorecard Shows House Republicans on Wrong Side of Latino and Immigrant Voters

    America’s Voice scorecard summarizes the actions and voting record of 12 select House Republicans, including many who call themselves immigration reform supporters…


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  • Democrats Lean In With Discharge Petition — While Republicans Step Back

    House Democrats are demanding action on immigration reform and using a variety of procedural tactics, such as the filing of a discharge petition, to try to force a debate…  


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  • VIDEO: The Devastation of Needless Deportations

    President Obama has deported 2 million immigrants, including Brigido.  Watch our newly released video on the tragedy of American families being ripped apart…


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  • A Major Immigration Policy Change is Coming Soon — the Only Question is By Whom?

    America’s Voice responds to Speaker Boehner on immigration — will House GOP or President Obama take action first?  


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  • 30 House Republicans for Citizenship

    At least 30 Republicans in the House support immigration reform with a path to citizenship. That means there’s enough support for legislation to pass, if Speaker Boehner would give us a vote…


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04/21/14 A new post published on the Latino Decisions website, “Immigration Legislation or Executive Action Will Shape Latino Vote,”  compiles recent and relevant polling on Latino voters to show how their views and political behavior are shaped by immigration issues.  The analysis, from Latino Decisions’ David Damore and Thomas Schaller, highlights the potential political damage to […]
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04/21/14 To Date, Boehner and House Leadership All Hat, No Cattle on Immigration Reform  According to a report from Laura Meckler in last Friday’s Wall Street Journal, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) recently told a Las Vegas audience of industry donors that when it comes to immigration reform legislation, he is “hellbent on getting […]
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04/22/14 Today, some of Illinois’ best known Republicans are coming out to publicly support immigration reform and urge Congress to pass legislation in the House. The Illinois Business Coalition is planning the event today, which will feature former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, former Gov. Jim Edgar, former Gov. Jim Thompson and other Republicans. Some planning to attend […]
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04/22/14 The following is a press release from the Fair Immigration Reform Movement: The Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) announced on a call today its newest phase of escalation: the STOP SEPARATING FAMILIES campaign. The movement is issuing a deadline on House Republicans to act on immigration reform by June 28. At the same time, they are demanding […]
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04/22/14 On immigration reform, or the lack thereof, Speaker Boehner only has himself to blame. Byron York today has this piece in the Washington Examiner, breaking down Boehner’s struggle to pass immigration reform while the Steve King caucus in the House opposes it.  Presumably, that’s why Boehner is sending such mixed messages, telling donors that he […]
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Associated Press: AP Newsbreak: US Weighs Curbing Deportations By Erica Werner The Hill: AFL-CIO demands deportation exemption to promote worker safety By Tim Devaney Washington Examiner: John Boehner’s double-speak rattles House immigration foes By Byron York Wall Street Journal: GOP Beats Democrats to Spanish-Language Airwaves By Beth Reinhard TIME: Immigration Activists Try to Ramp up […] (04/22/14) »

New from Greg Sargent at the Washington Post this morning: the AFL-CIO has released a memo asking President Obama to stop deporting low-priority immigrants — and to give them work permits.  Read more below or here: The AFL-CIO memo is a reminder that Obama will likely feel overwhelming pressure to do something to slow deportations if House Republicans fail […] (04/21/14) »

NPR (Morning Edition): Immigrants Feel Like Targets As Deportations Increase By Kelly McEvers New York Times: Sheriffs Limit Detention of Immigrants By Julia Preston NBC News: An Immigration Reformer Defends Obama on Deportations By Suzanne Gamboa BuzzFeed: Activists Optimistic On Reported Deportation Changes, As New Memo Set To Drop By Adrian Carrasquillo New York Times: […] (04/21/14) »

Below is a press release from the Florida Immigrant Coalition: Yesterday, in-state tuition faced what might have seemed like a terminal roadblock in the Florida Legislature, after Senator Negron and Senate President Don Gaetz released statements in opposition. However, immigrant youth and diverse members of the Florida Immigrant Coalition understand that a bill is not […] (04/18/14) »

So this happened.  (h/t Right Wing Watch) While speaking with VCY America’s Crosstalk yesterday, the Center for Immigration Studies’ Mark Krikorian insisted that: No child is ever taken away from a person who is deported, because children can always go with their parents, which is what they should do. No family is ever split by immigration law. […] (04/18/14) »

President Obama has been under heavy pressure from immigration reform advocates to address his record rate of deportations — and according to the Los Angeles Times, he may be considering key changes to detention and deportation policy. According to the Times, Obama may be considering bond hearings for detained immigrants, and changes to deportation policies […] (04/18/14) »

A new post published on the Latino Decisions website, “Immigration Legislation or Executive Action Will Shape Latino Vote,”  compiles recent and relevant polling on Latino voters to show how their views and political behavior are shaped by immigration issues.  The analysis, from Latino Decisions’ David Damore and Thomas Schaller, highlights the potential political damage to […] (04/21/14) »

To Date, Boehner and House Leadership All Hat, No Cattle on Immigration Reform  According to a report from Laura Meckler in last Friday’s Wall Street Journal, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) recently told a Las Vegas audience of industry donors that when it comes to immigration reform legislation, he is “hellbent on getting […] (04/21/14) »

There is growing pressure on the Obama Administration to preside over immigration enforcement reforms and to deliver affirmative relief to those who would qualify for legalization under the Senate’s immigration bill.  While the White House is engaged in a sustained effort to dispute and muddy some of the recent statistical looks at their enforcement record, two […] (04/17/14) »

In Conversation with Washington Post’s Greg Sargent, Rep. Diaz-Balart Lays Out Likely Chain of Scenarios on Immigration In an interview with the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) predicts that President Obama will take executive action on deportations this summer if House Republicans continue to block immigration reform. Rep. Diaz-Balart also dismissed the […] (04/16/14) »

Yesterday, President Obama met with religious leaders on the topic of immigration reform.  A White House statement issued following the meeting noted that President Obama “emphasized that while his Administration can take steps to better enforce and administer immigration laws, nothing can replace the certainty of legislative reform and this permanent solution can only be […] (04/16/14) »

New Blog Post from Colorado DREAMer Highlights Gardner’s Extremism on Immigration  Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is going to have a tough time appealing to the state’s growing Latino population this November.  A new Huffington Post blog post from Isaias Vasquez, a Colorado DREAMer and current college student, highlights Cory Gardner’s abysmal voting record on immigration. […] (04/16/14) »