Press Releases

03/14/13 | America’s Voice Education Fund Reacts to Statements by Senator Graham  =According to a report by David Nakamura in the Washington Post, “key Senators are developing plans that would make it harder for U.S. citizens to […] | Read More »

03/14/13 | As the Associated Press reported yesterday, “President Barack Obama told House Republicans Wednesday that they would benefit politically more than Democrats would from supporting a comprehensive immigration overhaul, lawmakers present said … The assertion prompted some ‘light chuckles’ from […] | Read More »

03/14/13 | As Conservative Conference Convenes, Will CPAC Drag the Party Backward  If last week’s controversy over Jeb Bush’s immigration position showed just how quickly the politics of immigration reform have shifted, this week shows that the Republican Party […] | Read More »

03/11/13 | Jeb Bush capped off his whirlwind immigration book release with appearances on all the major English language and Spanish language Sunday shows this past weekend.  After starting last week distancing himself from his past support for a path to citizenship, […] | Read More »

03/08/13 | The Colorado ASSET legislation – a state tuition bill that will allow young immigrants living in Colorado to pay in-state tuition for college – has just passed a final vote in the Colorado House today […] | Read More »

03/08/13 | The How and Why of an Inclusive Path to Citizenship for Immigrants Without Papers Momentum is building each day for immigration reform, with a full-throated legislative debate set to start in the coming weeks.   […] | Read More »

03/08/13 | The botched Jeb Bush media tour and related controversy over his immigration positioning dominated this week’s immigration news.  But the debate also clarified the fact that a road to earned citizenship is already the mainstream […] | Read More »

03/05/13 | Action on Immigration By Democrats and Republicans Drives Perception of Parties in Latino Community The 2012 election was a game changer for immigration reform, and thanks to unprecedented Latino turnout and a recognition by both […] | Read More »

03/05/13 | It is safe to say that Day One of the immigration book media tour for former Florida Governor Jeb Bush did not go exactly as planned.  Numerous observers condemned Gov. Bush for walking back on […] | Read More »

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 »