America’s Voice   On Citizenship, Democrats Gear Up to Get to “Yes” while Republicans Gear Up to Get to “No” English McClatchy ‘Look beyond the criticism’: Kamala Harris’ allies urge vice president to resist border fight By Francesca Chambers June 22, 2021 Reuters Migrant children report overcrowding, spoiled food,... Continue »
Stop the distractions, deliver the solutions Last week, the anniversary of DACA and the Senate hearing on the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2021” refocused the immigration debate on citizenship. As Congress reconvenes this week, momentum continues on behalf of the legislative push, as community voices and local... Continue »
America’s Voice   Listen to Powerful Voices from Across America: This is the Year to Deliver Citizenship for Millions English The Texas Tribune Critics denounce Abbott’s ‘invasion’ rhetoric on immigration, saying it will incite violence By Heidi Pérez-Moreno and James Barragán June 17 2021 The Wall Street Journal Behind... Continue »
Republicans are stoking fear and hatred while Democrats have a plan, are taking action, and are making progress Washington, DC – Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas is grabbing headlines off his announcement that he will divert funds from disaster relief – and seek private donations – to build more... Continue »
Recording of the call can be found here    Ahead of Juneteenth, advocates joined a press call to address the shifting immigration landscape and called on the Biden administration to address the ways that immigration singles out Black migrants for incarceration and deportation and the unique challenges Black immigrants... Continue »
America’s Voice   On Immigration, Republicans are Borderline Crazy While Democrats Move Forward with Sensible Solutions Advocates Reflect on Juneteenth and the Detention, Enforcement and Exclusion of Black Immigrants English Daily Kos Biden admin to expand program that allows kids in Central America to join parents in U.S. By... Continue »
On DACA’s ninth anniversary, Sun-Times columnist and bureau chief calls out Republicans for blocking progress on Dream and Promise Act Washington, DC – Lynn Sweet, leading political columnist and longtime observer of politics, called out Republicans yesterday in the Chicago Sun Times for ignoring the plight of DREAMers in... Continue »
Yesterday’s Senate Judiciary hearing on H.R. 6, the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2021,” underscored the need for America to put millions of Dreamers and TPS holders – and other undocumented immigrants – on pathways to citizenship.  This is what Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), the Republican leader of... Continue »
America’s Voice   Lynn Sweet Writes in Chicago Sun Times: “Republicans ignore the plight of DREAMers” Here is What is “Radical” in the Immigration Debate: John Cornyn and the Trumpified GOP Want to Block Citizenship Bills Supported by Three-Fourths of Americans English The Hill Harris calls for pathway to... Continue »
“This is exactly what America should be doing.”   Today, the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a joint statement announcing the expansion of the Central American Minors (CAM) program. This program allows people in the United States to petition as sponsors for refugee... Continue »