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America’s Voice Research on Immigration Reform

Meet the 2016 Democratic Candidates for President — and Their Positions on Immigration

Updated June 1, 2015. Here’s a primer on each potential 2016 Democratic candidate’s history on immigrants and immigration reform, which we will continue to update as we monitor their rhetoric and policies on this issue. Related Report: Will Democrats Embrace the New Politics of Immigration in 2016? +Get more 2016 coverage from America’s Voice Candidates Covered in … Continue reading »

Will Democrats Embrace the New Politics of Immigration in 2016?

To: Interested Parties From: Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Date: May 2015 Re: Will Democrats Embrace the New Politics of Immigration in 2016? +View the PDF As the U.S. electorate has diversified, the path to victory for Democratic presidential candidates has changed dramatically.  Consider these two facts: In the 1988 presidential election, Democratic … Continue reading »

NEW REPORT: Judge Hanen and the Nativist Lawsuit Against Immigration Executive Action

In a New Report, America’s Voice Education Fund Reveals Judge Hanen’s Foray into the World of Immigration Politics and the Disturbing Truth Behind the 25 State Lawsuit Today was the first hearing in the 25 states’ lawsuit against executive action, heard by federal judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville, TX.  While there’s been much attention surrounding … Continue reading »

UPDATED: Meet the 2016 GOP Candidates for President — and Their Positions on Immigration

Here’s a primer on each potential 2016 Republican candidate’s history on immigrants and immigration reform, which we will continue to update as we monitor their rhetoric and policies on this issue. Note: the inclusion of candidates on this list is intended to be overly broad, and a candidate being on this list should obviously not be … Continue reading »

NEW REPORT: GOP’s Picks to Oversee Immigration Subcommittee on Senate Judiciary Committee Says A Lot About Their Real Agenda

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 selected as “Vice Chair” of the Subcommittee and who has intimate knowledge of the ins and outs of “prosecutorial discretion”–a … Continue reading »

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is Suing Obama, But It's Arpaio Himself Who is in Serious Trouble With the Law

The Best/Worst of Maricopa County’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio Maricopa County’s infamous Sheriff Joe Arpaio – aka the “most expensive Sheriff in America,” or “America’s meanest and most corrupt politician” — is currently suing President Obama over executive action for immigrants. Sheriff Arpaio should worry about his own legal problems closer to home, considering the lawsuits … Continue reading »

Conservative Pundits and Elected Officials against Administrative Relief

GENERAL LANGUAGE: Sarah Palin: “Stop Obama’s amnesty to illegal aliens. Support our military. Bottom line: we elected you to stop Obama’s “fundamental transformation of America.” Do it – especially you Republicans who promised to do it. Or face America’s wrath next go ’round because an elephant never forgets.” [Breitbart, 12/10/14] Sen. Elect Tom Cotton (R-AR): … Continue reading »

Resources for Executive Action for Parents

Litigation Judge Hanen’s ruling in State of Texas v. US America’s Voice response: Fortunately, the Law and Common Sense Will Prevail America’s Voice: Spanish Language Media React Strongly to GOP Efforts to Block Executive Action on Immigration America’s Voice: 3 Reasons Why Judge Hanen’s Opinion is Entirely Political America’s Voice: Roundup of Opinions on Judge Hanen’s Ruling America’s … Continue reading »