A Cynical Senator Grassley Aids and Abets the Cornyn Con The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education fund, regarding the legislative proposal introduced today by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and co-sponsored by John Cornyn (R-TX), Thom Tillis (R-NC), James Lankford (R-OK.), Tom Cotton (R-AK) and David Perdue… Continue »

La carta lo deja en claro: los votos están ahí Hoy, 34 republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes dieron a conocer una carta al presidente de la Cámara, Paul Ryan, hacienda un llamado a “una solución legislativa permanente” para los beneficiarios de DACA antes de que termine este año. A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Frank Sharry,… Continue »

Letter Makes it Clear: the Votes Are There Today, 34 House Republicans released a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan calling for a “permanent legislative solution” for DACA recipients before the end of this year. The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: Protecting Dreamers and living up to America’s values… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

Fatiha Elgharib’s Daughters, Sister-In-Law Ask for Compassion in Mom’s Deportation Case Englewood, OH – Deportation does not just affect the individual, it affects families, communities, and society.  That is why fighting Fatiha Elgharib’s case is an all-consuming family affair for her daughters, Wafaa and Sara Hamdi, and sister-in-law Denise Hamdi. They advocate with fifteen year-old… Continue »

Nothing in life is certain except death, taxes, and John Cornyn talking a good game but getting to “no” on immigration when it counts. Yesterday, Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) took to the Senate floor to criticize Democrats for insisting that Dreamer relief be included in must-pass legislation before the end of the year. Cornyn said… Continue »

Overview America’s Voice is seeking a highly motivated and driven individual with campaign and communications experience to lead our communications work in California. Applicants should be bilingual and have a background in strategic communications with a strong understanding of advocacy communications and the politics of immigration issues. Applicants need to be self-starters with strong leadership skills and the… Continue »

Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

America’s Voice Beware the “Cornyn Con” on Immigration Grassley and Cornyn Gear Up to Derail Dreamer Relief Fighting Deportation Is a Family Affair Attention Speaker Ryan: 34 House Republicans Demand Dreamer Fix This Year Atención, Paul Ryan: 34 republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes exigen una solución para los Dreamers este año English Reuters Democrats… Continue »

Cincinnati Immigrant Youth Available to Discuss DC Congressional Visits, Efforts to Pass Dream Act This Year Cincinnati, OH – Last week, eight Ohio Dreamers – including José Arnulfo Cabrera and Heyra Avila of Cincinnati – traveled to Washington, DC to speak with Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and other legislators about the Dream Act. After weeks… Continue »

Urge Administration to Keep Promise to Children Fleeing Violence and Process Pending Applications A recording of today’s call is available here. Today, immigrants’ rights leaders, refugee resettlement advocates, regional experts, and individuals impacted by the Central American Minors (CAM) program expressed their grave concern and opposition to the termination of the life-saving CAM program. The CAM… Continue »

01/08/18 DHS Decision Deadline for Salvadorans with TPS: 35 DAYS A recording of today’s call is available here. On a press call this afternoon, immigrant advocates, policy experts, and a Salvadoran TPS holder and member of UNITE HERE Local 11 laid out the importance of preserving protected status (TPS) for the 200,000 Salvadorans currently protected under the program.… Continue »