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Brand-New Immigrant Voter: “When I Vote, I Will Be Standing Up For My Community”

Immigrant voters know how much is at stake this Presidential election — just ask José Gallego, a member of Make the Road Action in New York. Gallego, who came to the US in 2010, writes in a Newsday op-ed that anti-immigrant rhetoric from this Presidential election spurred him to become a citizen not just for … Continue reading »

Everything You Need To Know About The First Presidential Debate

America’s Voice will host immigrant leaders from across the country for a Live Video Stream and discussion on how voters can help protect vital immigration programs like Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which provides young undocumented immigrants with a temporary work permit and a driver’s license. Additionally, America’s Voice staff members will be covering … Continue reading »

“Hamilton” Cast Members To Help Register Voters From All States This Week

Cast members from the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” will be doing more than singing and acting this week — they’ll be registering voters from all states in time for the Presidential election. Broadway World reports that cast members will be registering playgoers in front of the musical’s home at the Richard Rodgers Theater in New … Continue reading »

Nevada Congressional Candidates Sen. Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen Break Bread With DAPA Families

On Friday, mixed-status immigrant families and Nevada Congressional candidates Sen. Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen broke bread in Las Vegas and discussed the issue that has become a main focus of the 2016 election: immigration. The two families — along with 48,000 other immigrant families in the state of Nevada — suffered a tremendous blow following … Continue reading »

Chef José Andrés Among Latinos Honored With The National Humanities Medal By President Obama

World famous chef José Andrés was among the six Latinos honored by the White House earlier this week for their cultural contributions to America. From NBC News Latino: President Barack Obama awarded the National Medal of Art and Humanities to five renowned Hispanics who have played key roles in elevating the experiences, culture and art … Continue reading »

This Is America: See The 800 Nevadans Sworn In As US Citizens

Some 800 immigrants from 64 countries from around the world were sworn in as United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony in Nevada yesterday. Today at Cashman Field, 850 neighbors will become U.S. citizens! @PLANevada @Culinary226 @npnewamericans @USCIS 💜🇺🇸 — Astrid Silva (@Astrid_NV) September 22, 2016 Doña Maria went through our cit fair & … Continue reading »

“DREAMer Generation” Uses 3D Printing To Tell The Stories Of Eight Young Immigrants

An innovative new tool — 3D printing — is helping to tell the stories of eight young immigrants “who dared to dream”. The project, titled “DREAMer Generation,” is a collaboration between “HBO” filmmaker Will Caballero and Univision, and features Lorella Praeli, Walter Barriento, Cristina Jimenez, Julio Calderon, Jose Machado, Moises Serrano, and Paola Angy Rivera. Filmmaker @willcaballero used … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, September 23, 2016

English (en español al final de la página): Buzzfeed: Nevada Democratic Senate Candidate: “Offensive” To Suggest I’m Not Mexican Enough By Adrian Carrasquillo Latina: Anti-immigrant Man Vandalizes Sign at Latino Voter Mobilization Event in Nevada By Raquel Reichard Opposing Views: Poll: Clinton Has Huge Lead Over Trump With Latinos By Kathryn Schroeder New York Times: … Continue reading »

Six-Year-Old Writes Letter To President Obama Asking To Adopt Syrian Boy Injured In Bombing

During his speech at the UN earlier this week, President Obama read aloud a letter he received from a six-year-old boy in New York offering to adopt Omran, the child who was injured when his home in Aleppo, Syria was bombed and destroyed. The image of five-year-old Omran, covered in blood and sitting in stunned silence … Continue reading »