Press Releases

12/08/14 | **** PRESS CALL **** Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 12pm EST 866-952-1908; Passcode “LAWSUIT” If Successful, Lawsuit Would Deny State Millions in Tax Revenue & Subject Thousands of Ohio Families to Deportation OHIO –  Last […] | Read More »

12/08/14 | Leading editorial boards are weighing in strongly against the Republican response to President Obama’s sensible executive action on immigration.  The nation’s largest Spanish language newspaper eviscerated Republicans’ anti-immigrant and anti-Latino obsession in a must-read editorial […] | Read More »

12/08/14 | January 26, 2015 EDIT: Nevada and Tennessee are officially onboard, bringing the total number of plaintiff states to 26. December 22, 2014 EDIT: As of today, Texas and 24 other states have announced that they are […] | Read More »

12/04/14 | GOP is Now the “‘Get Out’ Party” to Latino, APIA, and Immigrant Voters Today, by a 219-197 margin, House Republicans approved legislation by Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) aimed at preventing the new Obama Administration immigration […] | Read More »

12/04/14 | Below are two key points and insights from recent polling in the wake of President Obama’s executive action on immigration: 1.      Most Americans support the substance of President Obama’s new immigration policies and […] | Read More »

12/04/14 | This afternoon House Republicans will vote on legislation drafted by Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) aimed at preventing executive action on immigration.  If enacted into law, the measure would place nearly all 11 million undocumented immigrants […] | Read More »

12/03/14 | If House Has Time for Show Vote on Subjecting Immigrants to Deportation, They Can Vote on Bipartisan Bill That Would Undo Obama Action and Provide Permanent Solution After two years of failing to take up […] | Read More »

12/03/14 | With Congress back in session after the mid-terms, Republican leadership has been talking about the need for the GOP to engage in responsible governance.  But with hardliners in the Senate and the House–from Sens. Ted […] | Read More »

12/02/14 | Video from today’s press conference is available here. Today—in between House committee hearings on immigration—Congressional immigration champions, faith leaders and impacted individuals responded to the latest GOP attacks on immigrants and the Obama Administration’s immigration enforcement policies (see […] | Read More »

12/02/14 | New Gallup approval numbers and a growing body of polling demonstrate that President Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration are overwhelmingly popular among Latino voters.  As Republicans hold hearings today that unofficially kick off their […] | Read More »

12/01/14 | With Congress back in session this week, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives is teeing up attacks on President Obama’s lawful use of executive action on immigration, with the House kicking things off with two hearings […] | Read More »

11/25/14 | While most observers recognize that the President Obama’s announced executive actions on immigration are sensible, legal, the right thing to do, and good politics, the anti-immigrant wing of the Republican Party and the conservative echo […] | Read More »

11/25/14 | From Frank Sharry: America prizes equality but, unfortunately, doesn’t always practice it. We see that daily in our work on immigration reform. And, we saw it again last night in Ferguson. There is still a […] | Read More »

11/24/14 | On a press call held this afternoon, congressional immigrant rights’ champions Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) discussed President Obama’s new immigration actions in a bilingual conference call with reporters.  The speakers, each immigration […] | Read More »

11/21/14 | The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to President Obama’s speech today in Las Vegas: The President’s action to recognize the humanity of millions of hardworking men […] | Read More »

11/21/14 | President Obama announced his long-awaited executive action for immigrants last night and Republicans and conservatives, well, let’s just say they are not taking it well.  Commentators and legal experts concur that President Obama is well within his legal […] | Read More »

11/20/14 | With the details of the president’s immigration executive action now public, Frank Sharry of America’s Voice shares his reflections: This is the biggest victory for immigrants and their allies in the past 25 years.  We […] | Read More »

11/20/14 | Real Issue Remains: GOP Has No Plan to Solve the Problem of 11 Million Undocumented People Despite partisan handwringing and Republicans’ overheated rhetoric, President Obama’s impending immigration announcement is a sensible application of the chief […] | Read More »