Press Releases

01/21/15 | Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions (R-AL) is expected to be selected by his Republican colleagues to chair the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration. He’ll be assisted by Senator David Vitter (R-LA), who’s expected to be […] | Read More »

01/21/15 | This Saturday, leading Republican presidential contenders will travel to Iowa to attend anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King’s “Freedom Summit.”  As the Des Moines Register previews, the event is “already pegged by the campaign-industrial complex as the […] | Read More »

01/20/15 | In a new column posted on Fusion’s website titled “Republicans, This is Personal,” journalist Jorge Ramos explains why immigration is such a personal and passionate issue for many Latinos in America.  Ramos, who has been […] | Read More »

01/20/15 | The following is from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reflecting on immigration ahead of tonight’s State of the Union address: Tonight the distinctions between the parties on immigration policy will be on full […] | Read More »

01/16/15 | Leaders and Impacted Families Highlight Benefits of New Policy, Vow to Defend it from Legislative and Legal Attacks As Republicans voted this week to overturn President Obama’s executive action on immigration, end DACA for DREAMers, […] | Read More »

01/15/15 | Urge Officials to Remove Ohio from the Lawsuit and Protect State’s Good Name  Leaders and Ohio Residents Directly Impacted by Immigration Policy Available for Interviews Today, a judge in Texas is hearing opening arguments in the […] | Read More »

01/14/15 | Today, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a DHS funding bill, which included a collection of the harshest anti-immigrant amendments seen in years. The bill would not only overturn the sensible executive actions from last November, […] | Read More »

01/14/15 | The following is a reaction from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to House Republicans’ passage today of anti-immigrant legislation that would overturn last November’s executive actions, end the DACA program for […] | Read More »

01/13/15 | GOP “Shamefully Slams the Door” In The Face Of Gutierrez, All Immigrants Says Sharry  Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, commented on the riveting testimony of Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) before the House Rules Committee […] | Read More »

01/13/15 | Twelve states filed an amicus brief supporting President Obama’s recent executive action yesterday, and a number of law enforcement officials from around the country followed, bolstering the fact that Obama’s immigration action is a common-sense practice […] | Read More »

01/12/15 | Leadership in Lockstep with Steve King and Anti-Immigrant Agenda  The so-called divide between establishment Republicans and the anti-immigrant wing of the party sure isn’t visible early in the 114th Congress.  Instead, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) […] | Read More »

01/12/15 | Two Years Ago, GOP Lined Up for Reform; One Year Ago, House GOP Leadership Introduced Immigration Principles; This Week, GOP Voting on Harshest Anti-Immigrant Bills in Years The Republican fall from grace on immigration is […] | Read More »

01/09/15 | Legal Experts, Advocates, and DREAMers Discuss the State of Play in Congress, the Courts, and Politics As the Battle to Protect the Most Profound Immigration Policy Changes in a Generation Begins  To listen to a recording […] | Read More »

01/07/15 | Next Week GOP Moves to Do Away With Fixes to Our Broken Immigration System  That didn’t take long.  With all the happy talk inside the beltway regarding bipartisan legislative progress, one of the top priorities […] | Read More »

01/06/15 | As of later today, the Republican Party will officially control both congressional chambers.  GOP leaders in both the House and Senate have pledged to demonstrate their ability to govern in a responsible manner.  Yet when […] | Read More »

12/23/14 | It’s increasingly clear that various legal challenges to President Obama’s executive actions on immigration are more about politics and generating headlines than actual constitutional considerations.  Yesterday, Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for […] | Read More »

12/22/14 | New Website Captures Humanity of Administrative Action with Videos and Stories from Families Who Benefit and Conviction of Those Still Fighting for Relief  Denver, CO –  As families across the country gather this week to […] | Read More »

12/19/14 | 2014 was a transformative year for the politics and policy of immigration, and moreover, for the history of this county. Thanks to an ever-growing pro-reform movement, President Obama finally made good on his promise to […] | Read More »