Press Releases

04/15/15 | Bush’s Appearance at Fundraiser Tonight for David Vitter Raises Troubling Questions  If Jeb Bush embodies many Republicans’ hopes to soften the GOP’s harsh brand image on immigration and expand the party’s competitiveness with Latino voters, […] | Read More »

04/13/15 | Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton entered the 2016 Presidential race this past weekend, and where she stands on both immigration reform in Congress and executive action by the President will determine whether Latino voters […] | Read More »

04/13/15 | Rubio’s Lurch to the Right Raises Questions of Leadership & Trustworthiness, While Alienating Latino Voters Florida Senator Marco Rubio is set to be the newest official entrant into the 2016 Republican presidential field.  Much of […] | Read More »

04/10/15 | The dwindling number of Republicans who still think they can glide into 2016 without first addressing their profound “Latino Problem” are in for a rude awakening. Today, Chuck Todd lifts up a new MSNBC/Telemundo/Marist poll […] | Read More »

04/08/15 | On a press call today, America’s Voice released its new report on the 2016 Republican presidential field and immigration, “What They Say, What They Mean, & Why it Matters.”  The report, and detailed recaps of individual candidates’ […] | Read More »

04/07/15 | Rand Paul Runs Away from Pro-Immigrant Positions Much the Way He Did from Pro-Immigrant Activists Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is the latest official entrant into the 2016 Republican presidential field, describing himself as a “different kind of […] | Read More »

04/06/15 | With 2016 Presidential Wannabes in the Hot Seat on Immigration, How Will the 2016 GOP Field Respond? Republicans in the Texas State Legislature seem intent on repealing the Texas Dream Act, legislation that enables eligible high […] | Read More »

04/02/15 | Must-Read New York Times Editorial Captures Current Moment in Immigration Debate In an editorial titled, “The Scrambled States of Immigration,” The New York Times weaves a range of recent developments together into a must-read piece capturing the current moment […] | Read More »

04/01/15 | With Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in the news, the following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: “Senator Bob Menendez is a leader who I have worked with on immigration reform […] | Read More »

04/01/15 | Yesterday, Republican pollster and likely Marco Rubio presidential pollster Whit Ayres made a compelling case for why the GOP needs to improve its standing with Latino voters in order to win in 2016.  However, despite […] | Read More »

03/31/15 | An important new story from Dara Lind at Vox captures the disconnect between written directives from DHS and the implementation of said directives by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Looking at the case of Pastor Max Villatoro and its implications, Lind explores […] | Read More »

03/30/15 | Gov. Scott Walker’s latest attempt to clarify his muddled and contradictory immigration stance actually hurts, not helps, him – on both policy and political grounds. In case you’ve missed Walker’s dizzying reversals on immigration: after […] | Read More »

03/27/15 | “A Remarkable and Tireless Champion” of Immigration Reform, Says Frank Sharry  In response to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s (R-NV) announcement that he won’t seek re-election, Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, issued this […] | Read More »

03/26/15 | Yesterday afternoon, over 50 New York DREAMers and their allies pledged a hunger strike after Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would be dropping the NY DREAM Act from the annual budget. Gov. Cuomo — who had […] | Read More »

03/26/15 | In California, 3:1 Support for Path to Citizenship, Including 61% of GOP Respondents  California’s passage of the notoriously anti-immigrant Proposition 187 in 1994 ushered in a trend of policies aimed at cracking down at immigrants.  At the […] | Read More »

03/25/15 | New Jersey Governor and potential 2016 Republican contender Chris Christie has taken the next step in embracing anti-immigrant politics by signing onto a brief seeking to block immigration executive action programs.  As Elise Foley of […] | Read More »

03/25/15 | Key Questions Surrounding ICE’s New Immigration Enforcement Policies Following is an article from America’s Voice en Español. It has been translated from Spanish to English and is available for reprint as long as the author […] | Read More »

03/24/15 | Pastor Max’s Story Continues to Show Need for Reform at ICE and Accountability for Director Saldaña In the wake of his tragic deportation, Pastor Max Villatoro, now in Honduras, is speaking out for the first time […] | Read More »