Press Releases

02/05/14 | Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform and America’s Voice Education Fund Highlight the Painful Realities of our Broken Immigration System Neither Seleste Wisniewski nor Maria Perez ever thought she’d have to choose between her […] | Read More »

02/04/14 | Two conservative Washington Post writers make compelling cases for why their fellow Republicans should pass immigration reform: Former George W. Bush administration speechwriter Michael Gerson writes a Washington Post column titled, “A Rendezvous with Irrelevance,” […] | Read More »

02/03/14 | Enforcement at Historic Highs, Citizenship is Central, GOP Politics Favors Action Now In the fast-moving discussion of immigration reform, here are three keys to the current debate: 1.  Despite Republican Rhetoric, Immigration Enforcement & Border […] | Read More »

01/31/14 | Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Luis Gutierrez Talk GOP Principles & Next Steps in the House While the first part of the week focused on President Obama’s State of the Union address and the responses from […] | Read More »

01/31/14 | With immigration reform dominating the news cycle, two reads particularly caught our attention: In a new editorial titled, “Fixing Immigration, in Principle,” the New York Times captures the promise and potential shortfalls of the House […] | Read More »

01/30/14 | Today House Republicans released their standards for immigration reform.  Below is a reaction from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: We welcome the House Republicans to the immigration debate.  It’s about time.  We are […] | Read More »

01/29/14 | In a new memo, America’s Voice reviews available district-specific and Republican-only polling.  The two key points: 1)      In district-specific polling of Republican-held congressional seats, immigration reform is very popular.   Available district-specific immigration polling, conducted […] | Read More »

01/29/14 | DREAMers, Advocates, and a Constituent from McMorris Rodgers’ District Lay Out Expectations Ahead of GOP Retreat The 2014 immigration debate in the House is about to kick off, and pro-reform leaders and constituents of key […] | Read More »

01/28/14 | The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to the immigration portion of tonight’s State of the Union address: We didn’t expect much from the speech on immigration […] | Read More »

01/28/14 | Tonight, President Obama will deliver the State of the Union.  Over the weekend, pundits and reporters obsessively speculated about what the President will say and how he will address key issues, like immigration reform.  In […] | Read More »

01/27/14 | As we wait for the House of Representatives’ forthcoming “principles” on immigration reform—and ultimately their bills—there are a variety of positions within the undocumented community regarding what they want to see out of reform. Some […] | Read More »

01/24/14 | SOTU Preview, GOP Principles & How the Pro-Reform Movement is Gearing Up for a Legislative Victory in 2014 Next week will see a couple of key moments in the 2014 immigration debate.  The President will […] | Read More »

01/24/14 | Dayton, Ohio Police Chief: “In spite of its misleading name, it would actually make our communities less safe” In an op-ed in the newspaper Roll Call titled, “Here’s How Not to Jump-Start Immigration Reform in […] | Read More »

01/23/14 | Strong Majority, Including Republicans, Support Citizenship As Part of Immigration Overhaul In poll after poll, the American public consistently supports a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants over other alternatives.  As Peter A. Brown, assistant […] | Read More »

01/22/14 | Following is the first in a series from Maribel Hastings, Senior Advisor at America’s Voice, on the debate over legalization and citizenship.  The article has been translated from Spanish to English and is available for […] | Read More »

01/22/14 | While Acknowledging the Problem is the First Step, GOP Needs to Take Action on Immigration Reform to Avoid Repeating the Mistakes of 2012 Tomorrow marks the two-year anniversary of Mitt Romney’s infamous embrace of “self-deportation,” […] | Read More »

01/21/14 | Analyses from Washington Post’s Dan Balz & AP Highlight GOP Need to Take Action to Regain Competitiveness with Latino Voters This week, the Republican National Committee (RNC) will hold its winter meeting in Washington to assess the […] | Read More »

01/17/14 | National Immigration Leaders Discuss House State of Play and Moving the Process Forward The pressure is on House GOP Leadership to deliver immigration principles in the coming weeks.  While we’ve heard some details about what […] | Read More »