And how has he affected immigrant lives? A guide to Kelly’s history as inside the Trump Administration Originally published April 2017, last updated January 2, 2019 After joining the Trump Administration on Day One, John F. Kelly was unceremoniously pushed out at the end of 2018 / beginning of 2019, after failing to rise above… Continue »

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

America’s Voice America’s Voice: Voten NO sobre McAleenan para Comisionado de CBP Texas Immigrants, Advocates, Legal Experts Outline Steps Forward After Fifth Circuit Court Ruling on Anti-Immigrant Law SB4 ICYMI: WHSV ABC 3: “People in Harrisonburg rally for TPS recipients” ICYMI: Bloomberg Law: “Case Over Immigrants’ Temporary Status Cites U.S. Citizen Kids” America’s Voice: Vote… Continue »

Today, Donald Trump made his first-ever visit to California as president, and the response was less than positive. Trump was in town to inspect prototypes for his infamous border wall and to attend a Hollywood fundraiser, and advocates made it clear that he was not welcome in the state that delivered more than 4 million… Continue »

Read court ruling here. Austin, TX – Today, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals released its ruling on Senate Bill 4 (“SB4”) to vacate most of Judge Orlando Garcia’s preliminary injunction on the bill. The panel’s decision means that certain provisions of SB4, the anti-immigrant and discriminatory law, will go into effect today. Importantly,… Continue »

A POLITICO Pro piece by Ted Hesson reports that nineteen state attorneys general sent a letter to congressional leaders today, calling on lawmakers to pass legislation to allow for Salvadoran and Haitian TPS holders to remain in the country. The signers include attorneys general from California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico,… Continue »

America’s Voice today announced the hiring of Pili Tobar as Managing Director. According to Tobar, “As the immigrant community faces an onslaught of attacks from the Trump administration and the President’s Deportation Force, I am glad to have the opportunity to be back on the frontlines. I look forward to working with our colleagues in… Continue »

A recording of today’s call is available here Ahead of a press conference by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) regarding his draconian immigration bill, immigration advocates and faith, business and civil rights leaders outlined the egregious effects of this bill on Dreamers, the economy, and millions of American families, and why no moderate Republican… Continue »

The Administration’s War on California and on Immigrants is Built on Lies The Trump Administration’s war against California and the dueling visions for the country will be on center stage today as President Trump visits the state. Undoubtedly, Trump will utter inanities about a stupid wall. Most likely, he will also attack a state that refuses to… Continue »

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

America’s Voice ICYMI: POLITICO Pro: “19 AGs urge Congress to find a solution for TPS recipients” Pili Tobar Joins America’s Voice Goodlatte’s Dead-On-Arrival Immigration Bill ICE Spokesperson Resigns Rather than Lie for Trump, Sessions and Homan English Washington Times Trump to visit California to examine prototypes for proposed border wall By Stephen Dinan March 11,… Continue »

March 12, 2018

Juana Esquivel

Juana Esquivel is the Senior Digital Communications Manager for America’s Voice. As Digital Campaigns Manager, Juana oversees email marketing efforts, leads the digital content strategy and writes for the blog. Prior to joining America’s Voice, Juana worked as the Communications Associate for Mi Familia Vota where she assisted in media outreached and managed all of… Continue »