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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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04/17/14 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, […]
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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 […]
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04/17/14 Recently we’ve begun seeing a concerted effort by the Obama Administration to distance itself from the very aggressive deportation and enforcement strategy that has been underway for the past six years. Though, no one is denying that 2,000,000 immigrants have been deported, so it’s no surprise that the tough enforcement policy is being felt on the […]
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New York Times: Obama Looks for Midterm Advantage on Job Training and Immigration By Emmarie Huetteman and Peter Baker Washington Post: Obama blasts House Republicans on immigration inaction By Katie Zezima USA Today: Obama urges GOP House to pass immigration bill By David Jackson MSNBC: Obama demands House GOP vote on immigration reform By Benjy […] (04/17/14) »

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) »

The Hill (Congress Blog): Stop persecuting immigrants By Lynn Tramonte La Prensa: Ohio, the border up North By Maribel Hastings USA Today: Obama, faith leaders talk immigration By David Jackson Associated Press: Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders Wall Street Journal: Obama, Evangelical Leaders Discuss Immigration Overhaul By Jared A. Favole Associated Press: Obama tells […] (04/16/14) »

Cross-posted from The Hill: Attorney General Eric Holder pushed back on Republicans’ attempt to micromanage the administration at a House Judiciary Committee hearing.  He said: “There is a vast amount of discretion that a president has — and, more specifically, that an attorney general has.  But that discretion has to be used in an appropriate way […] (04/15/14) »

Yesterday, we wrote about Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and his campaign to replace Democrat Mark Udall in the US Senate.  Gardner is going to be facing headwinds with the Latino community, which is sizable in Colorado, because he (and his House caucus) have done nothing to support immigration reform — and in a number of […] (04/15/14) »

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) »

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) »