Press Releases

01/29/13 | Frank Sharry Reacts to President Obama’s Immigration Speech The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, reacting to today’s immigration speech from President Obama: “President Obama today provided […] | Read More »

01/28/13 | A bipartisan group of Senators has announced a set of immigration reform principles to help guide the impending legislative debate.  Ahead of President Obama’s immigration address tomorrow in Las Vegas, today’s agreement is a notable […] | Read More »

01/27/13 | Calls for real immigration reform that includes citizenship were made loud and clear on the Sunday morning show roundup this morning.  Between Senators John McCain and Robert Menendez on ABC’s “This Week,” to Senator Dick […] | Read More »

01/24/13 | As New Effort Looks to Register Texas Latino Voters, Will TX GOP Senate Duo Help Advance or Try to Block Immigration Reform?  With immigration reform moving forward in the coming weeks, one decision Senators John […] | Read More »

01/23/13 | Immigration reform has become a win-win-win issue—smart politics for both Republicans and Democrats, and smart policy for the nation.  Gary Segura, a Principal at Latino Decisions, and Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, gathered […] | Read More »

01/23/13 | A range of new polls from AP, SEIU, CNN offer fresh evidence that Americans want immigration reform with citizenship, while providing another reminder of the momentum behind immigration reform in 2013. | Read More »

01/22/13 | The U.S. Senate reconvened today and issued a list of their 2013 legislative priorities.  Immigration reform is listed as S.1, signifying its importance to Senate leadership. According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice […] | Read More »

01/18/13 | Almost four out of five voters said they support a system that requires immigrants to pay taxes, holds employers accountable for hiring legal workers and prevents them from exploiting immigrant labor, improves border security and ensures that undocumented immigrants have a chance to work towards citizenship. | Read More »

01/17/13 | During a speech at Georgetown University Law Center yesterday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) announced plans to make immigration reform a top priority for his Committee in 2013.  As the starting gate for consideration […] | Read More »

01/14/13 | The President Promised It; Republicans Need It; The Movement is Ready to Deliver It  New developments in the immigration debate offer fresh evidence that immigration reform that creates a roadmap to citizenship for 11 million […] | Read More »

01/09/13 | And a Sign of Momentum in Favor of Immigration Reform The Illinois General Assembly passed a bill yesterday that will grant temporary drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants, moving the bill to the desk of Gov. Pat Quinn […] | Read More »

01/08/13 | MPI & CAP Demonstrate that We Can’t Spend our Way to Immigration Solution or Believe “Border First” Crowd Two new studies on immigration enforcement show that the border first/border only immigration policy is not enough.  […] | Read More »

01/04/13 | Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) announced that he will join the House Judiciary Committee, stepping away from a plum post as the third ranking Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, so that he […] | Read More »

01/03/13 | Key Lessons for Both Parties as Legislative Debate Moves “Full Steam Ahead”  The Huffington Post reports that President Obama is planning to move “full steam ahead” on immigration reform this January, with the White House […] | Read More »

12/19/12 | TIME Magazine editors named Barack Obama their “Person of the Year” today–but in the magazine’s recent Readers’ Choice poll for the same award, the President came in at 18th.  “Undocumented Immigrants“ finished with a strong third, while The Daily Show’s […] | Read More »

12/18/12 | New Colorlines Analysis Shows Steady Separation of Parents and U.S. Citizen Children Under DHS New data on the deportations of the parents of U.S. citizen children remind us why family unity has to be the […] | Read More »

12/14/12 | A new video from America’s Voice Education Fund, “From the Latino Vote in 2012 to Immigration Reform in 2013,” captures the Republican Party’s challenge with respect to Latino voters and the GOP’s need to push […] | Read More »

12/13/12 | Changing Demographics & Corrosive GOP Image Among Latinos a Recipe for Increasing Political Irrelevance Unless Party Adapts on Immigration Latinos and the Republican Party haven’t seen eye-to-eye much recently.  However, leaders of prominent Latino-focused organizations […] | Read More »