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Getting to A Majority: More House Republicans Come Out for Citizenship

30 House Republicans and Counting Support Immigration Reform and Citizenship At America’s Voice, we believe there are enough votes for a path to citizenship to pass in the House — if Speaker Boehner will allow a vote. We’ve been compiling supportive quotes from GOP House members. As former Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill famously … Continue reading »

Jorge Ramos: New Fusion Channel Will Be Immigration, Every Night, Until Reform Passes

A new cable channel, Fusion, is hitting the airwaves this October, and Jorge Ramos is warning Republicans that the new channel will be on their case, all the time, about immigration until reform becomes a reality. “We’re going to come out on Oct. 28th, and if the House doesn’t approve immigration reform by then, then … Continue reading »

Pedro is a Father of Four and His Family Needs Him; Help Us Stop His Deportation

This morning I met an amazing family who is going through a senseless tragedy at the hands of our government.  They live on a sunny street in Elyria, Ohio, but their home is dark inside because Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez is not there.  Instead of being home or working, their husband and father is locked up at … Continue reading »

Nearly 2,000 March to Rep. McCarthy’s Office with One Message: “Give Us a Vote on Citizenship”

The following is a press release from the Alliance 4 Citizenship: Reform activists from 40 cities and towns descend in Bakersfield after leading largest statewide caravan ever  View photos of the event here Today, 1,900 immigrants, Latinos, Asians, and immigration reform supporters paid a visit to Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s office, the third-ranking Republican member of … Continue reading »

MoveOn, 18 Million Rising, CREDO, We Belong Together and MomsRising Want Discharge Petition for Immigration Reform

Big news from some of our progressive allies today. They want action in the House on immigration reform with a path to citizenship – as does America’s Voice. Today, we called on House Democrats to support a discharge petition for immigration reform legislation. Here’s the press release: Progressive Coalition Calls on House Democrats to Introduce … Continue reading »

Orange County Immigration Activists Rally at Office of Rep. Ed Royce, Canvass In His District For Reform

There’s been an enormous amount of activism in California this month — with much more to come. Yesterday, in Orange Country, the birthplace of California’s notorious Prop 187,  immigration advocates shouted “Yes We Can!” in Korean and Spanish at a rally in front of the office of Congressman Ed Royce. Among the participants were Dayne Lee, Korean … Continue reading »

Anti-Immigrant Leader: Pro-Reform Movement Mounting “Staggering, Well-Financed Hard Push by the Left and the Right”

In an article titled, “Immigration Overhaul Advocates Make Big August Push,” Holly Yeager of the  Washington Post writes: “An unusual alliance of advocates — including Internet moguls and evangelicals, representatives of big business and labor unions — is working across the country during the August congressional recess in an all-out push for immigration reform.  The broad … Continue reading »

Stop ICE from Deporting Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez. Keep Him Home with His Family

Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez and his wife Seleste live in Ohio with their four children (ages 24, 21, 16, and 5).  While Pedro is not the biological father of the three eldest, he considers them to be his children and they call him Dad.  The couple’s oldest son, Juan, has cerebral palsy and is entirely dependent upon … Continue reading »

PICO California Launches 285-Mile, 21-Day Pilgrimage for Immigration Reform

Download PDF here Tomorrow is the Caravan 4 Citizenship to Bakersfield–a massive grassroots action that will see hundreds of cars and thousands of advocates converge on Bakersfield, California in order to make their voices heard on immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship.  Bakersfield is the home of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), the GOP House … Continue reading »