Press Releases

03/04/13 | On Today Show, Jeb Bush Flip-Flops on Citizenship, Appears to Support Permanent Underclass Despite the growing number of Republicans supporting immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, we know that some GOP holdouts still don’t […] | Read More »

03/01/13 | Advocates Give Analysis and Updates During the Second in a Series of Weekly Briefings on Immigration Debate in Congress Momentum is building each day for immigration reform, with a full-throated legislative debate set to start […] | Read More »

02/25/13 | Will House Republicans Let Eventual Nominee Compete for Latino Voters?   POLITICO reports that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) endorsed a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants on Friday saying, “We just have a broken system. […] | Read More »

02/22/13 | Advocates Give Analysis and Updates During First in a Series of Weekly Briefings on Immigration Debate in Congress Momentum is building each day for immigration reform, with a full-throated legislative debate set to start next […] | Read More »

02/22/13 | Goodlatte & House GOP’s Effort to Deny Citizenship for Undocumented = Un-American, Unpopular, & Tone-Deaf to Political Imperative Yesterday was a good day for immigration reform prospects, as the AFL/CIO and the U.S. Chamber of […] | Read More »

02/21/13 | Reuters/Ipsos Online Poll an Outlier As we’ve said before, pro-citizenship and common sense immigration reform stances are the mainstream in the immigration debate—an argument bolstered by a range of national polling, including two new polls out today. According to […] | Read More »

02/21/13 | “The only thing that stops them, and I’m afraid to say but it’s too damn bad, but is a gun.  That’s all that will stop them,” said one.  “Cut off their welfare and their stuff […] | Read More »

02/20/13 | On MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today, NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd reiterated his optimism that immigration reform will pass this year.  Said Todd, “Just one number you need to know: 71.  That was the percentage […] | Read More »

02/19/13 | Alliance for Citizenship Kicks Off with National Spanish Language Radio Ad and Actions Across the Country This Week As momentum builds each day for immigration reform, leaders announced today a new national campaign designed to […] | Read More »

02/19/13 | This weekend, USA Today published details of a White House draft immigration bill, setting off a furious round of Washington hand-wringing, analysis, and recriminations.  In light of the leaked plan and related speculation, America’s Voice […] | Read More »

02/15/13 | A disturbing new article in USA Today, based on a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the ACLU of North Carolina, highlights how the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency of the U.S. Department […] | Read More »

02/14/13 | The Pro-Reform Movement Steps Up, Democrats Lean In and Republicans Change Stripes Meanwhile, the Anti-Immigrant Side is Becoming Increasingly Marginalized Yesterday’s Senate Judiciary Committee immigration hearing proved once again that the ranks of the pro-immigration […] | Read More »

02/13/13 | The First Openly Undocumented Immigrant To Testify Before Congress Appears At Historic Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing  Today the Senate Judiciary Committee held its first immigration reform hearing of the year, effectively lifting the curtain on […] | Read More »

02/13/13 | Pro-Reform Side Continues to Flex Muscle Following November Elections With Massive Petition Drive; Names to Be Inserted into Hearing Record   As the immigration debate continues to steal the spotlight this week—at the President’s State […] | Read More »

02/12/13 | Frank Sharry Reacts to State of the Union  The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, reacting to the immigration portions of tonight’s State of the Union address […] | Read More »

02/12/13 | With the immigration debate moving headlong into its legislative stage, the pressing question for Republican lawmakers remains – will most continue to side with the anti-immigrant voices in their midst?  Or will the GOP’s recent […] | Read More »

02/11/13 | On Tuesday night, President Obama’s State of the Union address and the Republican response from Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) are expected to promote immigration reform, which has emerged as at top priority in 2013.  But […] | Read More »

02/08/13 | Ahead of the President’s State of the Union Address and next week’s kick-off hearing on immigration reform in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Latino, Asian, and immigration leaders gathered on a press call today to clarify […] | Read More »