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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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04/17/14 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 […]
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04/16/14 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 […]
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04/18/14 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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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In response to Steve King‘s recent comments that military DREAMers who show up to enlist should be put on a bus to Tijuana, FWD.us has put out two ads calling out King and lifting up the story of Alejandro Morales. Alejandro is a DREAMer who came to the United States at 7 months old from […] (04/18/14) »

Hillary Clinton was speaking at a Clinton Foundation forum for girls’ empowerment yesterday when a 19-year-old DREAMer told her story to the maybe-presidential contender, prompting Hillary to say that she’s a “huge supporter of immigration reform and a path to citizenship and will continue to advocate for that.” Nova, the DREAMer, fought back tears as […] (04/18/14) »

This week, Philadelphia decided to end its cooperation with ICE on immigrant detainers, and after a federal judge’s ruling, at least nine Oregon counties will do the same. ICE detainers ask local law enforcement officials to hold undocumented immigrants — even those who have come across the law for minor reasons, such as traffic offenses […] (04/18/14) »

New Republic: Who’s the Real Deporter-In-Chief: Bush or Obama? By Nora Caplan-Bricker Daily Beast: In Passover Phone Conversation, Eric Cantor Slams Obama By Eleanor Clift Gnomes National News Service: Why Obama Still Can Act to Halt Deportations San Diego Reader: Immigrants bad for environment, TV ads say By Matt Potter Wall Street Journal: House Immigration […] (04/18/14) »

Emphasizing the fact that Obama’s tenure has seen too many deportations of people who have done nothing wrong, some local leaders are stepping in to say that enough is enough. Yesterday, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order that changes the city’s cooperation with ICE on immigrant detainers, or ICE holds.  Under the new policy, […] (04/17/14) »

Yesterday, Eric Cantor made headlines by slamming President Obama for his supposed lack of sincerity in working with Republicans to pass immigration reform.  But as Greg Sargent explains in a post this morning, Cantor is currently under particular pressure to appear tough on immigration, after Tea Partiers have begun crying foul on his support for Jeff […] (04/17/14) »

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) »

In Another Attempt to Force Republican Leadership to Hold an Immigration Vote, Democrats Highlight 30 Republicans Who’ve Spoken Up for Reform But Refuse to Act This morning, House Democrats announced a new strategy to force a vote on HR 15, the bipartisan immigration bill in the House, targeting 30 Republicans who are key to supporting the discharge […] (04/15/14) »

Republicans in the House of Representatives seem to be planning to run out the clock on immigration reform this Congress, to the detriment of the country, New Mexico, and their own political interests. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and his fellow Republicans have offered weak excuses for their inaction, despite the fact that […] (04/15/14) »