The public is ready; now it’s up to Congress to act The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice regarding the introduction of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, led by Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) on behalf of President... Continue »
America’s Voice   Advocates on Call Welcome Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 and Urge Congress to Pass Legislation Este es el año para legalizar a millones This is the Year to Legalize Millions English The New York Times Biden Signals He’s Flexible on Immigration Overhaul By Michael D.... Continue »
Today the Center for American Progress released a new report that finds no strong evidence Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations increase irregular migration to the U.S. Last year, Hurricanes Eta and Iota swept through Central America, devastating the region including Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador. Advocates and experts have... Continue »
Frank Sharry: “As a nation, we are ready to turn the page on Trump’s hatred for immigrants and show ourselves and the world that we are the welcoming nation we aspire to be.”   In the coming days, Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) are expected... Continue »
We’ve spent more than three decades following the immigration debates in the United States, with all of its triumphs, failures, promises, and the eternal hope for a humane and just solution. It has been an informative, formative, reflective, historic, and even philosophic and humanizing journey. But it has also... Continue »
America’s Voice   New Center for American Progress Report: No Evidence TPS Designations Increase Irregular Migration to the U.S. Momentum Behind Democrats’ Effort to Create a New Roadmap to Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants Immigration debate déjà vu English USA Today Why Ariz. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema, Mark Kelly will be... Continue »
A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, immigration advocates joined a press call to stress the critical need for the Biden administration to continue on their promises of sweeping legislative proposals that would ensure legalization for immigrants is included in the next COVID-19/economic recovery package.... Continue »
Arizona Republic: Biden reinstates deportation protections for 10,000 Liberians who fled Civil War In a new piece for Arizona Republic , Daniel Gonzalez reports on welcome good news for the Liberian and broader immigrant community. President Biden has signed an executive order extending Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) that will... Continue »
We know what the Biden administration is doing on immigration. But do we know why they are doing it? Last week, the administration announced it will begin admitting thousands of asylum-seekers who have been stuck in dangerous conditions in northern Mexico. In addition, the administration announced that it will... Continue »
Llevamos más de tres décadas siguiendo los debates migratorios en Estados Unidos con sus triunfos, fracasos, promesas y la eterna espera de una solución humana y justa. Ha sido un viaje informativo, formativo, reflexivo, histórico, e incluso filosófico y humanista. Pero también ha contenido una dosis bastante alta de... Continue »