Press Releases

11/25/14 | From Frank Sharry: America prizes equality but, unfortunately, doesn’t always practice it. We see that daily in our work on immigration reform. And, we saw it again last night in Ferguson. There is still a […] | Read More »

11/24/14 | On a press call held this afternoon, congressional immigrant rights’ champions Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) discussed President Obama’s new immigration actions in a bilingual conference call with reporters.  The speakers, each immigration […] | Read More »

11/21/14 | The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to President Obama’s speech today in Las Vegas: The President’s action to recognize the humanity of millions of hardworking men […] | Read More »

11/21/14 | President Obama announced his long-awaited executive action for immigrants last night and Republicans and conservatives, well, let’s just say they are not taking it well.  Commentators and legal experts concur that President Obama is well within his legal […] | Read More »

11/20/14 | With the details of the president’s immigration executive action now public, Frank Sharry of America’s Voice shares his reflections: This is the biggest victory for immigrants and their allies in the past 25 years.  We […] | Read More »

11/20/14 | Real Issue Remains: GOP Has No Plan to Solve the Problem of 11 Million Undocumented People Despite partisan handwringing and Republicans’ overheated rhetoric, President Obama’s impending immigration announcement is a sensible application of the chief […] | Read More »

11/20/14 | Tonight, President Obama will announce a sweeping executive action that will change life for millions of immigrant families.  While advocates are beginning to celebrate, opponents of immigration reform are beginning to lose it completely. Sen. […] | Read More »

11/19/14 | Over the past 60 years, every President has taken immigration-related executive actions – a total of 39 different occasions.  Both Ronald Reagan and President George H. W. Bush took executive action on immigration, with the […] | Read More »

11/18/14 | With the debate over immigration executive action in full swing, here are three key points regarding public opinion and the polling instruments used to measure it: 1)      If you ask a misleading question, you’ll get […] | Read More »

11/17/14 | Despite the threats and overheated claims by Republicans, executive action on immigration would be a good thing for the country.  Below, America’s Voice offers six reasons why President Obama should follow through on his pledge […] | Read More »

11/17/14 | As we wait for President Obama to announce his plans for executive action on immigration, anti-immigrant Republicans are in full battle mode. They are spitting out talking points designed to undermine the President — without […] | Read More »

11/14/14 | Immigration news took over front pages nationwide this week with reports that Obama’s much-anticipated executive action for immigrants is coming — and soon.  Republicans kicked into high gear, with all sorts of colorful and fiery metaphors, about […] | Read More »

11/12/14 | America’s Voice has put together a new post-election memo that identifies three takeaways and one lesson for both parties to learn as they turn to the future: TAKEAWAY ONE: The Democrats’ gamble to not take action […] | Read More »

11/12/14 | November 12, 2014                                                         2014 was a wave election, […] | Read More »

11/10/14 | President Obama’s pledge to take executive action on immigration is center stage in post-election Washington.  Here are four key points to understand: President Obama has made it clear that he’s going to lean into the […] | Read More »

11/07/14 | There’s No More Time to Waste; 11 Million Lives Hang in the Balance With Tuesday’s midterm elections now over, the President must turn back to making progress on policy issues like immigration.  Here’s a quick […] | Read More »

11/06/14 | A new Washington Post editorial counsels President Obama to wait on executive action on immigration. According to the editorial board, while the President is “certainly right on the policy,” and “might be fed up” with waiting on Republicans to […] | Read More »

11/05/14 | At a press conference at the White House today, a reporter asked President Obama if taking executive action on immigration would hurt the chances for passing immigration reform legislation in a Republican-controlled Congress.  While acknowledging […] | Read More »