Today,  Jose Antonio Vargas became the first openly undocumented journalist to testify before Congress this year when he appeared at an historic Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing. This was the Senate’s first hearing on immigration reform this year, effectively lifting the curtain on what promises to be a roller coaster of a legislative debate that will… Continue »

Today was another milestone in the fight for immigration reform with a clear path to citizenship. The U.S. Senate held its first hearing. And, the pro-reform side showed its political muscle with a massive petition drive whose names were inserted into the record at the hearing. Nearly 300,000 Americans made their voices heard, calling on… Continue »

Pro-Reform Side Continues to Flex Muscle Following November Elections With Massive Petition Drive; Names to Be Inserted into Hearing Record   As the immigration debate continues to steal the spotlight this week—at the President’s State of the Union address last night and today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing—nearly 300,000 Americans are making their voices heard and… Continue »

Obama también tocó otra de sus prioridades en su segundo mandato, la reforma migratoria, al instar al Congreso a que le envíe “en los próximos meses” una ley de reforma, que incluya una vía hacia la ciudadanía para los once millones de indocumentados en EEUU. El mandatario aplaudió los esfuerzos bipartidistas iniciales en el Congreso… Continue »

Diversos activistas y “soñadores” reclamaron hoy al republicano Marco Rubio que se defina en su intervención en el debate sobre el estado de la Unión, y apueste por una reforma migratoria que ofrezca vías para la obtención de la ciudadanía.  

Another day with a slew of clips on immigration. Lots of reaction to last night’s State of the Union by President Obama and the GOP rebuttal from Senator Rubio. And, there’s a hearing underway in the Senate Judiciary Committee, which we are live-tweeting from @AmericasVoice. The livestream can be found here. New York Times Op-ed… Continue »

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The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, reacting to the immigration portions of tonight’s State of the Union address from President Obama, Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) official Republican response, and the Tea Party response delivered by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY): When a newly re-elected and a newly… Continue »

Frank Sharry Reacts to State of the Union  The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, reacting to the immigration portions of tonight’s State of the Union address from President Obama, Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) official Republican response, and the Tea Party response delivered by Senator Rand Paul… Continue »