Austin, TX – On a press call held today, Texas State Representative Cesar Blanco joined with Latino Decisions Principal Sylvia Manzano, Latino Victory Project President Cristóbal J. Alex, and America’s Voice: Texas State Director Mario Carrillo to discuss the findings and implications of new polling exploring Texas Latinos’ views on SB4,... Continue »
English Associated Press Republicans say Trump denied deal with Dems on Dreamers By Erica Werner October 03, 2017 Associated Press Senators seek ‘Dreamers’ fix after Trump ends program By Erica Werner October 03, 2017 Reuters Trump Administration Backpedals on Citizenship for ‘Dreamers’ By Yeganeh Torbati and Richard Cowan October... Continue »
El gobierno de Trump debe extender tal fecha límite y el Congreso impulsar el Dream Act con renovada urgencia Washington, DC – A solo dos días de que se cumpla el plazo del 5 de octubre para renovar DACA, que afecta a más de 150,000 beneficiarios, el gobierno de... Continue »
Trump Administration should extend arbitrary deadline and Congress should move Dream Act forward with renewed urgency Washington, DC – With just two days remaining before we reach the October 5th DACA renewal deadline affecting more than 150,000 DACA recipients, the Trump Administration seems insistent on keeping the new and artificial deadline... Continue »
  ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Thursday, October 5 at 12pm ET Ohio Dreamers and Voters Call on Sen. Portman to Ensure Passage of the Dream Act Cleveland, OH  – On Thursday, October 5 at 12 pm ET, Indivisible CLE, DreamActivist Ohio, and the InterReligious Task Force on Central America will join Cleveland Jobs... Continue »
Cleveland, OH –  Last week, Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez, a father of four U.S citizen children and primary caregiver of a severely mentally and physically disabled young man, was deported. In response, Judy Mark, president and CEO of Disability Voices United, penned an op-ed for the Cleveland Plain Dealercondemning the cruel and senseless decision and... Continue »
At Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, Oversight of the Administration’s Decision to End Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), one of the witnesses is Denisse Rojas Marquez, a DACA recipient. This is her testimony: Thank you Chairman, I would also like to thank ranking member Feinstein, and members of... Continue »
English Reuters Trump Discusses Immigration Ideas in Dinner With Republican Lawmakers By Jeff Mason October 02, 2017 New York Times ‘Dreamers’ Rush to Renew Their Protections One Last Time By Miriam Jordan October 02, 2017 Politico Trump to talk immigration with Republicans at White House dinner By Seung Min... Continue »
Washington, DC – AVEF’s digital campaigns manager and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient, Juan Escalante, was featured on a special edition of “Aquí y Ahora” last night on Univision along with Dreamers Lorena Jofre, Justino Mora, Piero Caceres, Bruno Villegas, and Laura Veira. Since Trump decided to end DACA, Juan has been active in... Continue »
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s October 3, 2017 hearing on the Administration’s decision to end DACA.   The President’s decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, plunged 800,000 young Americans into crisis.... Continue »