Press Releases

01/27/15 |  Will Senate GOP Really Turn Critical Hearing on Attorney General Nominee into Anti-Immigrant Brawl? In Congress and on the campaign trail, Republicans have been busy in the new year burnishing their anti-immigrant brand image.  In Washington, most of […] | Read More »

01/26/15 | It looks like the promised Republican vision of “responsible governance” has a decidedly anti-immigrant bent.  In both chambers of Congress and in the early stages of the 2016 campaign, the Republican Party is adopting and […] | Read More »

01/23/15 | In his latest article entitled, “Steve King Won’t Be GOP’s Sister Souljah”, Frank Wilkinson of Bloomberg View examines how the nativist views of Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is poisoning the GOP brand and hurting the […] | Read More »

01/22/15 | All the Resources You Need Ahead of Steve King’s Iowa Freedom Summit This weekend, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is gathering a majority of the 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls at the Iowa Freedom Summit, where the likes of Chris Christie, […] | Read More »

01/22/15 | Immigration reform champion Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) has been taking to the Senate floor regularly to describe the transformative impact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is having on people’s lives.  You’d think […] | Read More »

01/22/15 | Iowans from Across the State Send Clear Message to 2016 Hopefuls & Preview Plans for Targeting Candidates on Immigration at Saturday’s Summit Listen to a recording of today’s call here. This weekend,  Rep. Steve King […] | Read More »

01/21/15 | Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions (R-AL) is expected to be selected by his Republican colleagues to chair the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration. He’ll be assisted by Senator David Vitter (R-LA), who’s expected to be […] | Read More »

01/21/15 | This Saturday, leading Republican presidential contenders will travel to Iowa to attend anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King’s “Freedom Summit.”  As the Des Moines Register previews, the event is “already pegged by the campaign-industrial complex as the […] | Read More »

01/20/15 | In a new column posted on Fusion’s website titled “Republicans, This is Personal,” journalist Jorge Ramos explains why immigration is such a personal and passionate issue for many Latinos in America.  Ramos, who has been […] | Read More »

01/20/15 | The following is from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reflecting on immigration ahead of tonight’s State of the Union address: Tonight the distinctions between the parties on immigration policy will be on full […] | Read More »

01/16/15 | Leaders and Impacted Families Highlight Benefits of New Policy, Vow to Defend it from Legislative and Legal Attacks As Republicans voted this week to overturn President Obama’s executive action on immigration, end DACA for DREAMers, […] | Read More »

01/15/15 | Urge Officials to Remove Ohio from the Lawsuit and Protect State’s Good Name  Leaders and Ohio Residents Directly Impacted by Immigration Policy Available for Interviews Today, a judge in Texas is hearing opening arguments in the […] | Read More »

01/14/15 | Today, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a DHS funding bill, which included a collection of the harshest anti-immigrant amendments seen in years. The bill would not only overturn the sensible executive actions from last November, […] | Read More »

01/14/15 | The following is a reaction from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to House Republicans’ passage today of anti-immigrant legislation that would overturn last November’s executive actions, end the DACA program for […] | Read More »

01/13/15 | GOP “Shamefully Slams the Door” In The Face Of Gutierrez, All Immigrants Says Sharry  Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, commented on the riveting testimony of Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) before the House Rules Committee […] | Read More »

01/13/15 | Twelve states filed an amicus brief supporting President Obama’s recent executive action yesterday, and a number of law enforcement officials from around the country followed, bolstering the fact that Obama’s immigration action is a common-sense practice […] | Read More »

01/12/15 | Leadership in Lockstep with Steve King and Anti-Immigrant Agenda  The so-called divide between establishment Republicans and the anti-immigrant wing of the party sure isn’t visible early in the 114th Congress.  Instead, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) […] | Read More »

01/12/15 | Two Years Ago, GOP Lined Up for Reform; One Year Ago, House GOP Leadership Introduced Immigration Principles; This Week, GOP Voting on Harshest Anti-Immigrant Bills in Years The Republican fall from grace on immigration is […] | Read More »