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Immigration Reform News September 26, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Politico GOP senators unveil new ‘Dreamers’ bill By Seung Min Kim September 25, 2017 Cleveland Plain Dealer Caregiver to severely handicapped stepson to be deported again (photos) By Michael Sangiacomo September 25, 2017 CT Mirror GOP proposes a bill to help dreamers, but they say it falls short By Ana Radelat September 25, 2017 … Continue reading »

Federal appeals court allows parts of SB4 to temporarily take effect

Today, a federal appeals court allowed some parts of Texas’ controversial and discriminatory law, SB4 to temporarily take effect. Most importantly, the court ruled that the state of Texas can require local police across Texas to hold people without a warrant if they are suspected of having previous immigration violations. The appeals court is scheduled … Continue reading »

New Poll: Overwhelming Majority of Latinos Frustrated With Trump

Crossposted from Latino Decisions   According to a new poll released today by Latino Victory Project, Latino Decisions, and America’s Voice, an overwhelming majority of Latinos – 76 percent – disapprove of President Donald Trump’s performance and 7 out 10 believe the Republican Party doesn’t care about or is hostile toward Latinos. Additionally, for the … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News September 25, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Los Angeles Times White House announces new travel restrictions, replacing previous ban By David Lauter and Laura King= September 25, 2017 Houston Chronicle Sides harden against a deal on ‘Dreamers’ By Kevin Diaz September 24, 2017 Quad City Times (Opinion) Murphy: Opponents tie Reynolds to budget woes By Erin Murphy September 22, 2017 Associated … Continue reading »

Third Episode of Our Podcast “180 Days” is Available Now

This week’s edition of the America’s Voice podcast, “180 Days,” is now available. The weekly podcast will run over the next six months as we approach the March 6, 2018 deadline for DACA. We cover the fight to protect Dreamers and pass the Dream Act – and other immigration news. In the third episode, the … Continue reading »

Reps. Conyers, Lofgren, Bonamici, Blumenauer ask ICE to Investigate Oregon Profiling Incident

Earlier this week, The Oregonian reported on an incident where ICE agents accosted Isidro Andrade-Tafolla, accusing him of being an undocumented immigrant for whom they were searching: Federal agents mistook a longtime Washington County employee for an illegal immigrant just as a nearby demonstration against arrests of undocumented immigrants ended at the courthouse in Hillsboro. … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News September 22, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Reuters U.S. Judge Aims to Quickly Decide Lawsuits Over DACA By Dan Levine September 21, 2017 Wall Street Journal Most Americans Want Protection for ‘Dreamers’ By Laura Meckler September 21, 2017 Politico UC president throws some punches at Trump administration By Michael Stratford September 21, 2017 NBC Florida Rep. Darren Soto to DHS: Delay … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News September 21, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English The Hill Liberal unrest threatens Dem immigration strategy By Rafael Bernal and Mike Lillis September 21, 2017 Associated Press Pelosi: Put off immigration overhaul, save ‘Dreamers now’ By Matthew Daly September 20, 2017 Associated Press Apple CEO defends ‘dreamers’ program September 20, 2017 Reuters Pelosi Calls DACA Deal a First Step Toward Comprehensive Immigration … Continue reading »

At Virginia Gubernatorial Debate, Gillespie Sticks With Anti-Immigrant Script

Last night’s gubernatorial debate in Northern Virginia, moderated by NBC’s Chuck Todd, provided an opportunity to hear more about the positions on immigration from Ralph Northam and Ed Gillespie. It did offer an opportunity for Ed Gillespie, the GOP nominee, to speak to the growing immigrant community in the northern part of the state and … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News September 20, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Associated Press 3 members of Congress arrested at Trump Tower protest September 19, 2017 Associated Press Rhode Island to pay immigrants’ DACA renewal costs September 19, 2017 Reuters Walmart, Target Join Call for ‘Dreamer’ Legislation By Stephen Nellis September 20, 2017 Washington Post Democratic lawmakers arrested outside Trump Tower By Ed O’Keefe September 19, … Continue reading »