***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Wednesday, January 17, 12pm ET Old Stone Presbyterian Church 91 Public Square, Cleveland Cleveland, OH – On Wednesday, January 17 at 12pm ET, advocates, allies, and neighbors from Columbus and Cleveland will gather at the Old Stone Church to support Columbus resident Manuel Gonzalez as he heads to his first hearing in Cleveland Immigration Court.… Continue »

January 31 decision deadline for Syrians: 15 DAYS Cleveland, OH – The backlash to the racist rhetoric Trump used when discussing TPS holders’ native countries last week has been ferocious.  Meanwhile, yet another TPS decision looms for this Administration, and all eyes are on them to see if the will finally make the right call, or make more plans to send more… Continue »

Palm Beach, FL  – On Monday, about five hundred Haitian-American protesters and allies protested outside of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where the President was staying for the holiday weekend. The protesters demanded an apology from Trump, who last week referred to black-majority countries  – including Haiti by name  – as “shithole countries.”  Fittingly, the protest took… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

ICE Field Office Director Rebecca Adducci Has An “Appetite for Destruction” of OH & MI Families Cleveland, OH – With the surprise detention of Youngstown’s Amer Adi, Rebecca Adducci, Director of the Detroit Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, seems to be angling for a gold star from her bosses in Washington, DC.  Consider… Continue »

dream act

After a dizzying set of developments and ahead of a chaotic week in Washington, DC, here are five key points to keep in mind: President Trump created the urgent crisis for Dreamers and those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). While Trump’s tweets and Republicans’ speeches are trying to muddy the waters, there is no escaping the… Continue »

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

America’s Voice Five Key Points on the Current Moment of Crisis DHS Secretary Nielsen Joins Trump Administration’s Rogue’s Gallery on Immigration After Deportation Delay, Youngstown’s Amer Adi Incomprehensibly Detained by ICE With Congressman Tim Ryan At His Side Hundreds of Haitian-Americans and allies protest near Mar-a-Lago in wake of Trump’s racist rant Nadeen Aljijakli: Will Politics… Continue »

Como en una montaña rusa. Así nos sentimos quienes estamos siguiendo el debate en torno al futuro de DACA y de los Dreamers. Y no puedo ni imaginar cómo se sienten los protagonistas, los propios Dreamers, cuyas vidas y futuro dependen en gran medida de los antojos de un inestable presidente, Donald J. Trump, que… Continue »

The Question Isn’t Just Whether Trump is Fit to Be President, It’s Whether He Is President By now, everyone is well aware that Donald J. Trump is a racist.  His remarks yesterday about Africa, Haiti, and El Salvador are just the latest, and perhaps one of the most blatant, examples of this.  The media coverage has… Continue »

180 days podcast

This week’s edition of the America’s Voice podcast, “180 Days,” is now available. The weekly podcast covers what’s been happening in the weeks and months before the March 6, 2018 deadline for DACA. We cover the fight to protect Dreamers and pass the Dream Act – and other immigration news. A s—hole lot of immigration… Continue »

President Trump’s disgusting remarks yesterday and recently denigrating Haiti, Haitians, and black immigrants have been universally publicized and appropriately broadly condemned.  They unfortunately fit into a pattern making clear that his anti-immigrant policies are motivated by racism and bias, not respect for the rule of law. The President’s words and November 20 termination of Haiti’s TPS designation… Continue »