San Marco, TX – Felipe Abonza-Lopez, 20-year-old Dreamer from San Marcos, Texas was released from an immigration detention center on Friday in Pearsall, Texas, after more than one month in detention without cause. Felipe, who has a disability, was mocked by guards during his detention, and he had his DACA unjustly... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
America’s Voice Cruel and Indiscriminate Deportations Will Leave Far Too Many American Families With Empty Seats at Thanksgiving ICYMI: Fatiha Elgharib’s Case Showcases Continued Impacts of “Special Registration, Deferred Action and Prosecutorial (In)Discretion” Free Felipe: Felipe Abonza-Lopez, Dreamer from Texas, Released From Detention on Friday Marco Rubio: ‘Extend TPS... Continue »
180 days podcast
This week’s edition of the America’s Voice podcast, “180 Days,” is now available. The weekly podcast will run over the next six months as we approach the March 6, 2018 deadline for DACA. We cover the fight to protect Dreamers and pass the Dream Act – and other immigration... Continue »
DHS Must Decide Whether To Deport 50,000 Haitian Immigrants By Thanksgiving Day Silver Spring, MD – A trio of recent reports on Haiti’s recovery from natural and man-made disasters points to the urgency of extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the 50,000 hardworking, taxpaying fully vetted Haitian immigrants living in the... Continue »
A recording of today’s event is available here. Today, experts from RAICES, Make the Road New York, American Civil Liberties Union, National Immigration Law Center, and Center for American Progress addressed the reality that DACA recipients are already threatened – with unjustified arrests; with detention; with denials of applications because of bureaucratic... Continue »
Que una figura de talla internacional como el cantante español Alejandro Sanz haya dedicado su premio como Persona del Año a los 800,000 Dreamers durante la entrega de los Premios Latin Grammy en Las Vegas anoche, encierra un significado que rebasa lo político o lo meramente simbólico: entra en... Continue »
The Latin Grammys were last night, and one of the most moving and talked-about tributes of the ceremony happened when singer Alejandro Sanz dedicated his Person of the Year award to Dreamers and DACA recipients. As Sanz said, “They have lived in this country for so many years, and still they... Continue »
At least 60 students walked out of a South Austin middle school and circled the school building Wednesday afternoon in protest of a teacher’s culturally insensitive comments to a student, according to students and school officials. Several Fulmore Middle School students who participated in the walkout Wednesday told the... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
America’s Voice Legal Experts, Advocates: DACA Beneficiaries Already Losing Status; Congress Needs to Pass Dream Act Now ICYMI: CLINIC, NYU, and USCCB Release Trio of Reports on Horrific Conditions in Haiti That Point to Urgency of Extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Latin Grammys Person of the Year Honors Dreamers... Continue »
More than One Million Immigrants – DACA and TPS Recipients – At Risk of Losing their Status and Being Deported  A recording of today’s event is available here Miami, FL – Today, undocumented youth, immigrant mothers and TPS recipients joined Florida voters and leaders to discuss why a legislative solution... Continue »