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February 20, 2015
Office Hours: Legal Expert, Legislative Analyst & DREAM Leader Discuss Next Steps Forward in TX Lawsuit and DHS Debate in Congress

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Alvaro Huerta, National Immigration Law Center
  • Astrid Silva, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada
  • Lia Parada, Alliance for Citizenship

February 6, 2015
Office HoursAdvocates, DREAM Leaders & Legal Experts Discuss Immigration Developments in the Senate and Pending Court Decision on Texas Lawsuit

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Lorella Praeli, United We Dream
  • David Leopold, formerly of the American Immigration Lawyers Association

January 30, 2015
Office HoursSen. Durbin, DREAMer, Legal Expert Talk Legislative and Judicial Landscape on Immigration 

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)
  • Karen Villagomez, DREAMer
  • Marshall Fitz, Center for American Progress

January 16, 2015
Office HoursLegal Experts and Immigration Advocates Discuss the Latest String of GOP Attacks on Executive Action and What this Means from a Policy and Political Perspective Moving Forward

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Patty Kupfer, America’s Voice
  • Karen Tumlin, National Immigration Law Center
  • Cesar Vargas, DRM Action Coalition

January 9, 2014
Office HoursLegal 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

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Marielena Hincapie, National Immigration Law Center
  • Patrick Oakford, Center for American Progress
  • Lorella Praeli, United We Dream

August 1, 2014
Office Hours: Advocates and DREAMers React to Legislative Developments and Discuss Expectations for Executive Action Ahead

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Marshall Fitz, Center for American Progress Action Fund
  • Armando Ghinaglia, United We Dream
  • Luis Aguilera, El Cambio
  • Bishop Minerva Carcaño, United Methodist Church

July 25, 2014
Office HoursRep. Luis Gutierrez and Immigration Experts and Advocates Discuss State of Play in Congress, Administration

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
  • Marshall Fitz, Center for American Progress
  • Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez, United We Dream

July 18, 2014
Office HoursSen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL) and Immigrant Advocates Discuss Child Refugee Crisis, Executive Action

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
  • Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL)
  • Henry Fernandez, Center for American Progress

July 11, 2014
Office Hours: Advocates Discuss State of Play on Immigration Reform, Administrative Action, and the Emergency Supplemental

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Kevin Appleby, US Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez, United We Dream

June 13, 2014
Office Hours: Cantor, Graham and Immigration Reform: What the Tale of Two Primaries Means for 2014, 2016 and Beyond

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Patty Kupfer, America’s Voice
  • Jeremy Robbins, Partnership for a New American Economy
  • Todd Schulte, FWD.us

June 6, 2014
Office Hours:  “King of the House”: One Year Since Passing Amendment to Deport DREAMers, Steve King Still in Charge of Immigration in House; America’s Voice Releases Timeline of King’s Most Memorable “Milestones” on Immigration

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Eduardo Rodriguez, DREAMer from Steve King’s district
  • Arturo Rodriguez, President of United Farm Workers

May 22, 2014
Office HoursPolitical Experts Discuss State of Immigration Politics, Implications for 2014 and 2016

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Gary Segura, Latino Decisions
  • Craig Hughes, Hilltop Public Solutions

May 9, 2014
Office Hours: Mothers and Grandmothers in Deportation Show Urgent Need for Legislative and Administrative Reform

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Lesvi Molina, whose mother is currently in deportation proceedings
  • Rich Morales, PICO’s Campaign for Citizenship
  • Tania Valenzuela, whose mother is facing deportation

May 2, 2014
Office Hours: Rep. Polis Joins Youth Leaders to Discuss Key State Level Immigration Victories This Week, New Political Reality on Immigration in Swing States

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO)
  • Evelyn Rivera, United We Dream (Florida)
  • Elias Gonzales, 15-year-old youth leader from Nevada
  • Dayana Torres, Virginia DREAMer

April 4, 2014
Office Hours: Rep. Gutierrez Joins Immigrant, Labor and Faith Leaders to Discuss 2 Million Deportations Mark, Border Mass, Cesar Chavez Movie and More

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
  • Kevin Appleby, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Tania Unzueta, National Day Laborer Organizing Network
  • Giev Kashkooli, United Farm Workers

March 28, 2014
Office Hours: Rep. Joe Garcia, AFL-CIO and Border Network Talk Discharge Petition, Bipartisan Effort to Fix Border Patrol & Next Steps on Immigration

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL)
  • Maria Elena Durazo, AFL-CIO
  • Fernando Garcia, Border Network for Human Rights

March 21, 2014
Office Hours: On Heels of Deportation Review Announcement, Rep. Horsford, Advocates and Legal Experts Discuss Hopes and Expectations for Administrative Action

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV)
  • Neema Singh Guliani, ACLU
  • Kamal Essaheb, NILC

March 14, 2014
Office Hours: Rep. Lofgren Joins Legal Experts and Advocates to Talk House Floor Action & Potential for Administrative Relief from the Obama Administration

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
  • David Leopold, immigration attorney
  • Melissa McGuire-Maniau, military veteran and board member of Florida Immigrant Coalition,

March 7, 2014
Office HoursRep. Gutiérrez and Janet Murguía Discuss Multi-Pronged Approach to Pressuring Republicans and President Obama to Deliver Reform

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
  • Janet Murguía, NCLR

February 28, 2014
Office Hours: The Fallout of Washington Inaction on Full Display Across the Country

Speakers:

  • Reverend Gabriel Salguero, National Latino Evangelical Coalition
  • Craig Hughes, Hilltop Public Solutions
  • Alejandra Perez, Washington DREAM Act Coalition
  • Erika Andiola, Arizona DREAMer activist

February 21, 2014
Office Hours: Congressional Inaction, the Fallout for Families, and the Movement Behind Immigration Reform; Relief is Coming, The Only Question is Whether it’s Administrative or Legislative

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Rich Morales, PICO
  • Herminia Gallegos, mother of DREAMer in detention
  • David Leopold, immigration attorney
  • Astrid Silva, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada

February 14, 2014
Office Hours: Pollsters and Strategists Discuss Political Costs of Immigration Delay for GOP

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions
  • Celinda Lake, Lake Research Partners

February 7, 2014
Office Hours: Latinos Across the Country Are Watching the House GOP

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Henrik Rehbinder, La Opinion
  • Simon Rosenberg, NDN/New Policy Institute

January 31, 2014
Office Hours: Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Luis Gutierrez Talk GOP Principles & Next Steps in the House

Speakers:

  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
  • Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL)

January 24, 2014
Office Hours: SOTU Preview, GOP Principles & How the Pro-Reform Movement is Gearing Up for a Legislative Victory in 2014

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Eliseo Medina
  • Arturo Rodriguez, United Farm Workers
  • Arnulfo De La Cruz, Mi Familia Vota

January 17, 2014
Office Hours: National Immigration Leaders Discuss House State of Play and Moving the Process Forward

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Marshall Fitz, Center for American Progress
  • Lorella Praeli, United We Dream

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January 10, 2014
Office Hours: Immigration on the House’s 2014 Agenda, But Where’s the Republicans’ Bill?

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Giancarlo Tello, New Jersey DREAM Act Coalition
  • Veronica Dahlberg, HOLA
  • Marisela, immigrant mother of three
  • Simon Rosenberg, NDN/New Policy Institute

December 18, 2013
Office Hours: Second in Two Part Series: Immigration Advocates Review Key Moments from 2013 & Preview What’s to Come in 2014

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Eliseo Medina
  • Greisa Martinez, United We DREAM
  • Angélica Salas, CHIRLA
  • Eddie Carmona, PICO National Network
  • Arturo Rodriguez, United Farm Workers

December 13, 2013
Office Hours Week 40: How the Immigration Movement Gained Strength in 2013 and Will Come Back Stronger in 2014

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Gustavo Torres, CASA in Action
  • Maria Elena Durazo, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor
  • Rudy Lopez, Fair Immigration Reform Movement
  • Teresa Arredondo, farmworker foreman

December 6, 2013
Office Hours Week 39: Immigration Advocates Show House Leaders Why the Pro-Reform Movement Cannot be Ignored

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Eliseo Medina
  • Mark Gilson, owner of Gilson Gardens

November 22, 2013
Office Hours Week 38: The Faces Behind the Immigration Debate: Why Boehner & House GOP Can’t Ignore Us

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Giev Kashkooli, UFW
  • Fidel Silva, immigrant potato farm worker from Idaho
  • Saul Aleman, Students Working for Equal Rights in Florida
  • Dae Joong Yoon, National Korean American Service and Education Consortium
  • Maria Perez, wife of Brigido, who was deported this week

November 15, 2013
Office Hours Week 37: Rep. Gutierrez Talks House State of Play; Pro-Reform Movement Continues to Bring the Heat

Speakers:

  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez
  • Jenni Martinez, OneAmerica
  • Mary Kay Henry, SEIU

November 8, 2013
Office Hours Week 36: Politics of Immigration, 2013 Edition: NJ/VA Governors’ Races Show Risks/Rewards for GOP, While House Republicans Continue to Delay

November 1, 2013
Office Hours Week 35: Rep. David Valadao Discusses New Republican Support Behind HR 15; Virginia Gubernatorial Race and New In-District Polls Reflect New Politics of Immigration

Speakers:

  • Rep. David Valadao (R-CA)
  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • David Flaherty, Magellan Strategies
  • Xavier Medina Vidal, Virginia Tech

October 25, 2013
Office Hours Week 34: Advocates Discuss Plans to Ramp Up the Inside and Outside the Beltway Pressure on the House GOP

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Reyna Montoya, Arizona 2 DC delegation
  • Maria Rodriguez, Florida Immigrant Coalition
  • Greisa Martinez, United We DREAM
  • Rich Morales, PICO National Network

October 18, 2013
Office Hours Week 33: After Fiscal and Debt Ceiling Debacle, Could Immigration Reform Be the GOP’s Comeback Issue?

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Jeremy Robbins, Partnership for a New American Economy
  • Maria Cardona, Dewey Square Group
  • Simon Rosenberg, NDN/New Policy Institute
  • Kica Matos, Fair Immigration Reform Movement

October 11, 2013
Office Hours Week 32: Will California Republicans Lead National Party Forward on Immigration?

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Angélica Salas, CHIRLA Action Fund
  • Adriana Hernandez, Congregations Building Community
  • Anthony Cannella, California State Senator (R-Ceres)
  • Jeff Gorell, California State Assemblyman (R-Camarillo)

October 4, 2013
Office Hours Week 31: House Immigration Reform Bill – H.R. 15

Speakers:

  • Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA)
  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Silvia Chicas, Mi Familia Vota
  • Gustavo Andrade, CASA de Maryland
  • Eddie Carmona, PICO National Network

September 27, 2013
Office Hours Week 30: Reps. Luis Gutierrez & Jared Polis on Immigration Reform State of Play

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
  • Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO)

September 20, 2013
Office Hours Week 28: New Latino Decisions Analysis: California Story Shows Complete Life Cycle of Anti-Immigrant Wedge Strategy, Cautionary Tale for National GOP

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Gary Segura, Latino Decisions and Stanford University
  • Angélica Salas, CHIRLA Action Fund

September 13, 2013
Office Hours Week 27: House Republicans’ “Safe to Profile Act” Would Take Arizona Anti-Immigration Law Nationwide

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA)
  • Kamal Essaheb, National Immigration Law center
  • Jacinta Gonzalez, New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice Congress of Day Laborers
  • Chris Newman, National Day Laborer Organizing Network

September 6, 2013
Office Hours Week 26: After a Hot August, Political Experts Assess State of Play on Immigration in House and Stakes for 2014 Elections

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Cesar Vargas, DREAM Action Coalition
  • Rob Paral, American Immigration Council

August 29, 2013
Office Hours Week 25Strong End to August Recess and Path Forward for Immigration Reform- The Fight Is Just Getting Started!

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Tom Snyder, AFL-CIO’s Citizenship Now campaign
  • Eddie Carmona, PICO National Network
  • Jeremy Robbins, Partnership for a New American Economy

August 23, 2013
Office Hours Week 24: Immigration Reform is Alive and Well; We’re Kicking Butt and Taking Names

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Eliseo Medina, SEIU
  • Rich Stolz, One America
  • Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Voces de la Frontera

August 16, 2013
Office Hours Week 23: One Year After DACA–The Biggest Pro-Immigration Policy Change in Decades–Pro-Immigration Movement Continues to Sizzle, While Anti-Immigrant Rallies Fizzle

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice
  • Xiomara Corpeno, CHIRLA
  • Marisol Montoya, Mi Familia Vota
  • Adam Luna, We Own the DREAM Campaign

August 9, 2013
Office Hours Week 22: Grassroots Action from Immigration Advocates Sweep the Nation

Speakers:

  • Pili Tobar, America’s Voice
  • Victor Galvan, Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition
  • Jess George, Latin American Coalition
  • Joaquín Guerra, Center for Community Change
  • Rebecca Shi, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

August 2, 2013
Office Hours Week 21: “Immigration Reform Summer” Kicks Off with Hundreds of August Recess Events Across the Country; Civil Disobedience and Cantaloupes in Washington; and What it all Means for the House GOP and Immigration Reform

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Francisco Heredia, Mi Familia Vota
  • Maria Rodriguez, Florida Immigrant Coalition
  • Estefany Menendez, PICO Campaign for Citizenship

July 20, 2013
Office Hours Week 20: GOP Steve King Problem = Latino Problem; After KIDS Act Hearing, Latino Polling Says Go Big or Go Home

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Maria Elena Durazo, AFL-CIO
  • Rosa Velazquez, United We Dream
  • Eduardo Rodriguez, Iowa DREAMer

July 19, 2013
Office Hours Week 19: Congressman Xavier Becerra and Immigration Reform Advocates Discuss Next Week’s House Hearing on the KIDS Act and State of Play in Congress

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice
  • Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Chairman of House Democratic Caucus
  • Greisa Martinez, United We Dream
  • Edgar Morelos, California Dream Network
  • Cesar Vargas, DRM Act Coalition

July 12, 2013
Office Hours Week 18: GOP Conference Meeting, Sec. Janet Napolitano’s Resignation, Latino Influence on 2014 Congressional Races, Future Latino Voters are Up for Grabs

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions
  • Simon Rosenberg, NDN and the New Policy Institute
  • Carlos Rojas, United We Dream National Coordinating Commitee

June 21, 2013
Office Hours Week 17: House and Senate State of Play, Corker-Hoeven Amendment, CBO Report

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Eliseo Medina, SEIU
  • Angela Kelley, Center for American Progress

June 14, 2013
Office Hours Week 16State of Play, DACA Anniversary, Operation Butterfly

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Mercedes Lemp, Language ETC
  • Evelyn Rivera, United We Dream
  • Kamal Essaheb, National Immigration Law Center

June 7, 2013
Office Hours Week 15: State of Play in Senate and House, Latino Decisions Polling, Texas and Florida Advocates Turn on the Heat

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Cristina Parker, Border Network for Human Rights
  • Eliseo Medina, SEIU International
  • Mary Giovagnoli, Immigration Policy Center
  • Kathy Bird, Florida Immigrant Coalition

May 31, 2013
Office Hours Week 14: Recess Events, State of Play in Senate and House

Speakers:

  • Lia Parada, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Daniel Coates, Make the Road New York
  • Rev. Gabriel Salguero, National Latino Evangelical Coalition
  • Cristina Jimenez, United We Dream

May 24, 2013
Office Hours Week 13: Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Gang of 8 Immigration Reform Bill

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Angela Kelley, Center for American Progress
  • David Damore, Latino Decisions
  • Simon Rosenberg, NDN and The New Policy Institute 

May 17, 2013
Office Hours Week 12: House Group of 8 Announces Immigration Agreement

Speakers:

  • Patty Kupfer, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Cristina Jimenez, United We DREAM
  • Angie Kelley, Center for American Progress
  • Kica Matos, Center for Community Change
  • Mee Moua, Asian American Justice Center
  • Josh Stehlik, National Immigration Law Center
  • Patrick Oakford, Center for American Progress

Topics:

May 10, 2013
Office Hours Week 11: Senate Markup Begins

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Marielena Hincapié, National Immigration Law Center;
  •  Pramila Jayapal, We Belong Together
  • Sister Mary McCauley, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Yves Gomes, Maryland Youth Dream Committee
  • Blanca Guillen, Latino Decisions

Topics:

  • Latino Decisions polling on undocumented Latinas
  • Mothers’ Day and immigrant families
  • 5th anniversary of Postville, Iowa immigration raid
  • Beginning of Gang of 8 bill markup in Senate Judiciary Committee

May 3, 2013
Office Hours Week 10: Latino Decisions and Latino Vote Poll

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions
  • Marshall Fitz, Center for American Progress

April 26, 2013
Office Hours Week 9: Immigration Reform and Border Enforcement

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Lorella Praeli, United We DREAM
  • Simon Rosenberg, NDN and the New Policy Institute

April 24, 2013
Office Hours Week 8: Senate Gang of 8 Immigration Reform Bill

Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Mary Giovagnoli, Immigration Policy Center
  • David Leopold, American Immigration Lawyers Association

April 12, 2013
Office Hours Week 7: April 10 Immigration Rally

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Jaime Contreras, SEIU 32BJ
  • Angie Kelley, Center for American Progress
  • Victor Palafox, Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice

Topics:

  • April 10 “Time is Now” Rally for Immigration Reform

April 5, 2013
Office Hours Week 6: Marco Rubio, Agribusiness & Farmworkers, and More

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions
  • Evelyn Rivera, United We DREAM
  • Giev Kashkooli, United Farm Workers

Topics:

  • Marco Rubio stalling immigration reform
  • Agribusiness and farmworkers
  • Polling
  • Upcoming House immigration bill

March 22, 2013
Office Hours Week 5: Previewing Easter Recess

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Sue Chinn, Alliance for Citizenship
  • Rabbi Mark S. Diamond, AJC Los Angeles
  • Tom Snyder, AFL-CIO
  • Raquel Teran, Mi Familia Vota Education Fund

March 15, 2013
Office Hours Week 4: CO DREAM Bipartisan Win; SC Business Leaders Weigh In;  Republican Women Step Up; Republicans at CPAC Miss Mark

Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Tim King, Sojourners
  • Olivia Mendoza, Colorado Latino Forum
  • Simon Rosenberg, NDN

Topics:

  • House Judiciary Hearing on Separation of Families
  • Homeland Security Hearing on Immigration Enforcement
  • Center for American Progress Event: Is Texas Turning Blue?
  • “People’s Hearing” for Family Unity on the Hill
  • US Citizens Join Immigrants in Pressing Lawmakers for Change

March 8, 2013
Office Hours Week 3Citizenship, Jeb Bush, and More
Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Chris Newman, National Day Laborers Organizing Network
  • Ai-Jen Poo, National Domestic Workers Alliance
  • Mary Giovagnoli, American Immigration Council

Topics:

  • Jeb Bush Book Tour
  • Latino Decisions New Poll
  • The Who and How of an Inclusive Pathway to Citizenship
  • Immigration Subcommittee Hearing on America’s need for high-skilled immigration

March 1, 2013
Office Hours Week 2
Speakers:

  • Lia Parada, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Cristina Parker, Border Network for Human Rights
  • Donna De La Cruz, Center for Community Change
  • Josh Stehlik, National Immigration Law Center
  • David Leopold, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Topics:

  • House Border Subcommittee Hearing on What Makes a Secure Border?
  • House Immigration Subcommittee Hearing on Agriculture and the H2A Visa Program
  • House Immigration Subcommittee Hearing on “How E-Verify Works and How It Benefits American Employers and Workers”
  • POTUS meeting with Senators McCain and Graham
  • Border Advocacy Day in Washington, DC
  • Keeping Family Together Bus Tour
  • ICE Release of Immigration Detainees

February 22, 2013
Office Hours Week 1
Speakers:

  • Lynn Tramonte, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Andrea Zuniga DiBiletto, AFL-CIO
  • Angela Maria Kelley, Center for American Progress

Topics:

  • AFL-CIO and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Release Joint Principles on Immigration
  • The Anti-Immigrant Crowd is Shrinking and Losing Power
  • Diverse Group of National Leaders Join Forces to Launch New Campaign for Citizenship
  • Polls Continue to Show that Americans Support Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants
  • Citizenship is the Mainstream, NOT the Extreme in the Debate
  • Legal Status without Citizenship is Politically Unwise and Un-American

February 8, 2013
Latino, Asian, and Immigration Leaders Outline Key Requirements for Immigration Legislation, Urge Congress to Act Now
Speakers:

  • Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund
  • Deepa Iyer, South Asian Americans Leading Together
  • Marielena Hincapie, National Immigration Law Center
  • Javier Valdezz, Make the Road New York