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America’s Voice Research on Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform Legislation – What’s Been Introduced, Marked Up, or Passed

Check back with us as we keep track of House and Senate immigration legislation and immigration reform legislation, as bills are introduced, move through committee, and onto the floor. Status: Passed House House H.R. 2213: The Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act (introduced April 2017 by Reps. McSally, McCaul, Hurd, Carter, Cuellar, Roe, Vela) [ANTI-IMMIGRANT] Passed 06/07/2017 by … Continue reading »

Trump’s First 100 Days on Immigration: Yes, We Have a Deportation Force Carrying Out Mass Deportation

Introduction While President Trump has already flip-flopped on an array of campaign promises, immigration enforcement is proceeding in rigid accordance with Trump’s nativist campaign pledge. As we reach the first 100 days on immigration benchmark, it is clear that the Trump Administration has laid the groundwork to implement a mass deportation plan that targets all … Continue reading »

Fact Sheet by the Center for American Progress: The Economic Impacts of Removing Unauthorized Immigrant Workers: Ohio

Immigration has been a key focus of this election cycle. There are an estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in and contributing to the United States, many of whom have deep roots in the country and are part of mixed-status families.1 In 2015, Donald Trump began his presidential campaign labeling immigrants as “rapists” and broadly … Continue reading »

Report: Latino and Immigrant Voters in the 2016 Election

For last several elections cycles, America’s Voice has worked closely with Latino Decisions to monitor Latino and immigrant attitudes toward candidates and issues impacting their community. In 2016, Latino voters will play a decisive role in the election of the next President. This report catalogs and documents our research demonstrating how the Latino and immigrant … Continue reading »

List of Shame: Republican Leaders Still Stand By Donald Trump Despite His Escalation Toward Violence

For months, violence toward people of color has followed Donald Trump where ever he has gone. Here at America’s Voice, we are tracking these instances of violence through our Trump Hate Map. Even Marco Rubio said that he is concerned someone could end up dead at the hands of Trump’s supporters. However, despite Donald Trump’s escalation toward … Continue reading »

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

Here’s an updated primer on where each of the 2016 Republican candidates stand on immigrants and immigration reform. For more 2016 election coverage from America’s Voice, visit AmericasVoice.org/2016. Candidates Covered in this Research Official Candidates Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) Dr. Ben Carson Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Donald Trump … Continue reading »

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

Here’s an updated primer on where each of the 2016 Democratic candidates stand on immigrants and immigration reform. For more 2016 election coverage from America’s Voice, visitAmericasVoice.org/2016. Candidates Covered in this Research Official Candidates Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) 2016 Dropouts Governor Lincoln Chafee (D-RI) Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) Secretary of State Hillary … 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 »