America's Voice En Español »

America's Voice

 

Immigration Reform

More Of That #GOPLatinoOutreach: Trump Attacks Nation’s First And Only Latina Governor

Donald Trump has pretty much wrapped up the GOP nomination for President, but that hasn’t stopped him from taking swipes at his fellow Republicans — including the nation’s first and only Latina governor, Susana Martinez. At a rally in New Mexico yesterday, a spiteful Trump — reportedly bitter that Martinez not only repeatedly criticized him, … Continue reading »

Rep. Gutiérrez: Hanen Wants To Dox 100,000 Immigrants For “Every Two-Bit Vigilante And Twitter Troll To Read”

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez slammed the recent frenzied dictates of Judge Andrew Hanen, who has outrageously ordered the federal government turn over the names and addresses of 100,000 DACA recipients. “The newspaper La Opinion called Judge Hanen’s plan ‘onerous and absurd,’” said Rep. Gutiérrez during a House floor speech earlier today. “That’s an understatement.” “Though you … Continue reading »

New “This Is My American Story” Campaign Features Stories Of Children From Immigrant Families

First Focus — in collaboration with We Belong Together, UWD, MomsRising, and America’s Voice Education Fund — has launched a PSA campaign to highlight the impact our broken immigration system has on kids, particularly the US citizen children of immigrants. The stunningly beautiful and poignant ads — which feature a number of children from mixed-status families — come as the Supreme Court is soon … Continue reading »

Trump is Not Enough: To Maximize 2016 Opportunity, Democrats Should Rely on Turnout, Not Triangulation

In a potential general election presidential matchup between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Democrats start at an Electoral College advantage in large part due to the potential voting power and candidate preferences of the Latino electorate. For example, as leading observersand recent polling underscores, Florida is moving towards the Democratic column due largely to the combination of Trump’s … Continue reading »

Warning Sign for GOP: Donald Trump Driving Away Florida Latino Republicans

With conservative and Republican elites battling over whether or not to rally behind Donald Trump as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, it’s important to take a look at what’s happening among the voters they purport to represent. Two new polls in South Florida and fresh commentary from Latino Republicans about Trump underscore that the drop-off … Continue reading »

Donald Trump’s Immigration Quotes Are Totally Unrecognizable From Past Republican Presidents

Ronald Reagan, 1989: “I’ve spoken of the shining city all my political life, but I don’t know if I ever quite communicated what I saw when I said it. But in my mind it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living … Continue reading »

Staggering Moral and Economic Consequences of Mass Deportation a Reminder Why Trump Presents GOP with Moment of Truth

In addition to moral toll on America, center-right American Action Forum study find mass deportation would inflict massive economic costs;  No room for equivocation: GOP elected officials and candidates must follow lead of Sen. Ben Sasse and  others and reject Trump We have never believed that Donald Trump would try to, or would be capable of, … Continue reading »

Ahead of Mother’s Day, New Music Video from Elena & Los Fulanos Highlights the Struggle of Families Separated by Broken Immigration System

As families around the country prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend, a new music video from the bilingual folk-rock group Elena & Los Fulanos reminds us that many immigrant mothers will be spending this holiday apart from their loved ones.  The video for the group’s song “Amor Migrante,” features Maryland resident and CASA de Maryland member Rosario Reyes, an … Continue reading »

New Music Video From Elena & Los Fulanos Features Undocumented Mom Who Has Not Seen Her Son In 12 Years

A new music video debuting today highlights the anguish of an undocumented mother who has been separated from her son for 12 years. The music video from bilingual folk-rock group Elena & Los Fulanos, “Amor Migrante,” features Maryland resident and CASA de Maryland member Rosario, an undocumented mom from El Salvador who has not seen … Continue reading »