A new poll of Latino voters from the Public Religion Research Institute shows that Republicans have much to worry about when it comes to the Party’s national prospects and how they address immigration reform.  As a New York Times recap states: More than 6 in 10 Hispanic respondents said they felt closer to the Democratic… Continue »

It’s been almost a year since the 2012 election, and Mitt Romney has had time to do some thinking.   In an interview with CNN last Friday, Romney talked about the failures of his 2012 campaign and said that his largest error involved his outreach to Latino voters. As he told CNN: The largest strategic… Continue »

This Saturday, October 5, immigration reform advocates and allies are gathering together in more than 80 events across the nation.  We’ll be letting Congress know that the time is now for immigration reform, and that House Republicans must stop stalling and start acting.  It’s time to bring people out of the shadows and stop separating… Continue »

Huffington Post: Key House Democrat: Immigration Plan Won’t Progress Without GOP Support By Elise Foley NBC Latino: Democratic leaders push for immigration reform, look for GOP support By Maria Camila Bernal Arizona Republic: Immigration backers plan U.S. marches By Daniel Gonzalez USA Today (CORRECTED): House could determine fate of immigration overhaul By Erin Kelly Associated… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: El zafarrancho presupuestario en víspera de año electoral reafirma lo ya sabido sobre el Congreso: la politiquería electorera define cada movimiento para apelar a las bases y dar la percepción de que se está haciendo algo cuando en realidad no se está haciendo nada. Los legisladores que… Continue »

“Qué Pasa” is our weekly roundup of  news, opinion, and links from Spanish-Language online news publications: La Opinión: Democrats try to save immigration reform again The Democratic leadership is considering a new proposal for immigration reform, which they hope will shake up the prospects for legislation in the House of Representatives. According to sources, the plan is… Continue »

In the past week the fight for immigration reform in the House of Representatives has been shaken up by some key developments.  This has led to much discussion and analysis regarding their impact.  Some have grown more pessimistic, but we at America’s Voice have become more optimistic.  Here’s our take.

In the past week the fight for immigration reform in the House of Representatives has been shaken up by some key developments.  This has led to much discussion and analysis regarding their impact.  Some have grown more pessimistic, but we at America’s Voice have become more optimistic.  Here’s our take.  — Four key developments A… Continue »

We’ve written about the immigrant driver’s license bill in California, and our hopes that Governor Jerry Brown will sign it.  There’s also another bill pending that will make drastic improvements to the lives of immigrants–AB 4, also known as the TRUST Act, which will help protect immigrants from deportation when they have not committed any… Continue »