Why It Is Urgent That Congress Act This Year When asked about the prospects and timing of legislation protecting Dreamers, Republican leaders Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan have in recent days advanced the notion that there is no urgency to act, because Trump established a March 2018 deadline for Dreamer-related protections.... Continue »
Esta tarde, el Senado de Estados Unidos votará sobre la nominación de Kirstjen Nielsen como Secretaria del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS). A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice Education Fund, al respecto: Instamos a los senadores a oponerse a la nominación de... Continue »
El líder de la mayoría republicana del Senado, Mitch McConnell, republicano de Kentucky, catalogó este domingo de ridícula la idea de que haya un cierre del gobierno si el plan de gastos que mantendría al gobierno operando más allá del 8 de diciembre no incluye una solución para el limbo migratorio de los... Continue »
Later this afternoon, the U.S. Senate will vote on cloture on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen for DHS Secretary. The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: We urge Senators to oppose Kirstjen Nielsen’s nomination as DHS Secretary. From the first week... Continue »
Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) spoke at a LIBRE Initiative event over the weekend, and Dreamers and advocates in attendance demanded the Senator to support a clean Dream Act by the end of the year. Heller answered a question about DACA as part of the event, and said that he... Continue »
Last Friday, Iowa Dreamers, community leaders, and allies gathered outside the Des Moines federal building to tell their members of Congress to support the Dream Act and TPS. The building is home to the offices of Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Rep. David Young (R-IA).... Continue »
On Tuesday, November 28th, two employees of KIOW made comments that were insensitive, thoughtless and degrading to others.  These comments were deplorable, and the staff and management of KIOW in no way condones or supports these comments. These comments never aired on KIOW Radio.  They did, however, appear on... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
America’s Voice Frank Sharry: Senators Should Oppose Kirstjen Nielsen’s Nomination as DHS Secretary Frank Sharry: los senadores deben oponerse a la nominación de Kirstjen Nielsen como Secretaria del DHS Now Or Never for the Dream Act Immigrant Advocates, Salvadoran TPS Holder & Policy Experts Unpack What A Negative Decision on... Continue »
Massive Support Across USA for Enacting Clean Dream Act This Year Dreamers and allies kicked off another vibrant week of action in our nation’s capital and beyond over the weekend, demanding that Congress do its job and pass the Dream Act before the end of the year. From California... Continue »
So Much for Ryan, McConnell Trying to Shift Blame to Minority Dems Washington, DC – While Republicans schemed to blame Democrats for a government shutdown, a report from Josh Dawsey, Sean Sullivan and Ed O’Keefe at the Washington Post revealed the man behind the curtain: “Trump tells confidants that a government... Continue »