Press Releases

06/12/15 | At our site, America’s Voice offers an array of resources on the politics of immigration in the 2016 election cycle, including candidate tracking backgrounders (here is the one on Jeb Bush) as well as reports assessing […] | Read More »

06/11/15 | Yesterday, in the U.S. Senate, a subcommittee led by Alabama Senator Richard Shelby voted to block the Obama Administration’s request to ensure that children fleeing violence in Central America have access to legal representation when […] | Read More »

06/10/15 | Suzanne Gamboa of Recaps the State of Play on Immigration Policy and Politics  With the President’s DAPA program and the expansion of DACA held up in the courts, there’s been much confusion about what it means for people […] | Read More »

06/08/15 | On “Fox News Sunday” yesterday, Rick Santorum responded to a question regarding what to do about 11 million undocumented immigrants living and working in America by rejecting the notion of a path to legalization and saying, […] | Read More »

06/05/15 | Democrats represent the mainstream view, GOP contenders mostly pander to the GOP base As a new Pew Research Center poll released yesterday confirmed, support for legal status continues to be the mainstream position in the immigration debate. […] | Read More »

06/04/15 | Democrats Stepping Up AS GOP Contenders Step (Way) Back Immigration is shaping up as one of the sharpest points of contrast between the two parties’ 2016 presidential fields.  While Democrats are embracing pro-immigrant policies and leaning […] | Read More »

06/03/15 | DREAMers Refuse to be silenced by Citizens United and Steve King DES MOINES — Today at 5:30pm central, national immigrant rights leaders along with Iowa advocates are holding a press conference in front of the […] | Read More »

06/01/15 | With immigration playing a major role on the campaign trail and with the official entry of Democratic candidate Martin O’Malley and Republican candidate Lindsey Graham, America’s Voice offers a reminder of our 2016 immigration politics […] | Read More »

05/29/15 | DACA Recipient and Immigration Activist Juan Escalante Says DACA 2012 Now “100% Operational” This week, by an overwhelming majority, the Nebraska unicameral legislature voted 34-10 to override the Governor’s veto of LB 623—a bill that will allow […] | Read More »

05/28/15 | Washington Post Exposes the GOP’s “Secure the Border First” Mantra as Fact-Free A new front-page story in the Washington Post by Jerry Markon finds that “illegal immigration flows have fallen to their lowest level in at least two […] | Read More »

05/27/15 | A new report from America’s Voice assesses the recent history of Democrats and immigration – their evolution on immigration policy and politics – as well as the record and background of Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton […] | Read More »

05/27/15 | Everything You Need to Know About the Fifth Circuit’s Stay Denial in Two Pieces Yesterday, in no surprise to close watchers of the federal courts, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans denied the […] | Read More »

05/26/15 | Gov. Kasich and Attorney General DeWine Chose Party over People in Misguided Political Lawsuit Today, a three judge panel from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans denied the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) request for an […] | Read More »

05/26/15 | Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied a request for an emergency stay made by the Department of Justice in the case regarding the President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The […] | Read More »

05/26/15 | Iowa DREAMer Challenges GOP on Immigration As the New York Times reported last week, the Republican Party has increasingly lurched to the right on immigration, following the lead of anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and the most […] | Read More »

05/21/15 | In analysis from the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign titled, “His Original Sin,” Ron Brownstein of National Journal noted that Mitt Romney’s general election chances were all but destroyed by his run to the hardline right during […] | Read More »

05/20/15 | On National Day of Action, Immigrants and Their Children Deliver Petitions to Closed Door, Staffer In Hallway May 19th was supposed to be the day that many long-term Ohioans’ lives changed for the better, as immigrant parents […] | Read More »

05/20/15 | Today, the Hillary Clinton campaign announced that prominent Dreamer and immigrant advocate Lorella Praeli will become the campaign’s new Director of Latino Outreach.  Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, issued the following statement in response: “Lorella […] | Read More »