“We will not go away silent” A recording of today’s press call is available here. On a press call today, a panel of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders, local Virginia leaders, and organizers discussed the ongoing terror integral members of Virginian communities are experiencing as the Trump administration races to… Continue »

The Trump re-election campaign aired a new television ad last night that included the claim that Trump has “cut illegal immigration in half.” You’ll be shocked to know the assertion is a flat-out lie.  The ad fine print attributes that claim to a Fox News interview on September 10, 2019 – apparently a reference to… Continue »

“We need legislation that continues to protect this community so we all thrive.” In a series of interviews and profiles by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative that highlights the courageous leaders of some of our nation’s most important issues, José Palma, National TPS Alliance spokesperson and coordinator, discusses his story as a Temporary Protected Status (TPS)… Continue »

On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship held a hearing on the impact of current immigration policies on service members and veterans, and their families. One witness, Margaret Stock, a retired Lieutenant Colonel and immigration attorney said, “The last three years have witnessed the administration using internal memos to undermine long-standing laws… Continue »

America’s Voice Virginia TPS & DED Holders, Allies, & Leaders are Fighting Back Fact Checking Trump’s 2020 Ad Immigration Lie ICYMI: Behind the Movement with José A. Palma, a National Leader in the fight to Save TPS Retired Lieutenant Colonel Tells Congress: Trump Immigration Policies “Harm Military Recruiting,” “Hurt Military Readiness,” and “Represent Broken Promises… Continue »

Los inmigrantes ponen comida en las mesas de Estados Unidos, hacen crecer nuestra economía y potencian nuestras exportaciones agrícolas Encabezado por la demócrata Zoe Lofgren, de California, y el republicano Dan Newhouse, de Washington, un grupo bipartidista de legisladores dio a conocer hoy la Ley de Modernización de la Fuerza Laboral Agrícola de 2019. A… Continue »

Immigrants Put Food on America’s Table, Grow Our Economy and Turbo-Charge Our Ag Exports Led by Democrat Zoe Lofgren of California and Republican Dan Newhouse of Washington, a bipartisan group of legislators announced today the introduction of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019. They were joined by an array of key Republican and Democratic… Continue »

Yesterday, CBP acting commissioner Mark Morgan delivered a news conference in El Paso to unveil — and spin — FY 2019 border statistics. Morgan touted the supposed “successes” of the Trump administration at the border, noted that the ongoing “crisis” continues, and used those two assertions to push for even more draconian Trump policies. The… Continue »

Today, the New Deal for New Americans Act was introduced by Representatives Grace Meng (NY-06), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) at a Washington, DC press conference. The legislation calls for a new commitment from the United States to incorporating immigrants and refugees into the fabric of the nation by facilitating citizenship for… Continue »

Following last week’s revelations that the Trump administration separated at least 5,460 children from their parents, the Washington Post editorial board brings Trump, Miller, and the administration to task, calling the separations “…a stain on Mr. Trump, on the government he leads and on America.” It is an important reminder that no matter how much… Continue »