English Latinos in the Midwest Immigration reform is well worth 11 million jobs By David Torres October 28, 2021 Associated Press Dems Trying to Include Help for Immigrants in Biden Plan By Alan Fram October 28, 2021 The New York Times An immigration overhaul is part of Biden’s $1.85... Continue »
Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Biden administration issued the third in a series of memoranda updating and improving civil immigration enforcement guidelines. The new agency-wide guidance, entitled Guidelines for Enforcement Actions in or Near Protected Areas, sets policy with respect to ICE and CBP enforcement actions in or near... Continue »
Today, President Biden announced the Build Back Better framework. In it, this Administration makes it clear that immigration will be included in reconciliation:  In addition, the framework includes a $100 billion investment to reform our broken immigration system, consistent with the Senate’s reconciliation rules, as well as reducing backlogs,... Continue »
Washington, DC – A continuación compartimos un comunicado del Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, Frank Sharry, tras la inclusión de la reforma migratoria en el marco de la Agenda para Una Mejor Reconstrucción (BBB), dado a conocer hoy por la Casa Blanca.  Este es otro gran paso hacia el... Continue »
On Wednesday, October 27, hundreds of activists from immigration, climate, and care groups marched to Congress in hopes of sending one clear message to Democrats: it is time to deliver. More specifically, activists were asking Congress to deliver the following in the budget resolution:  Green jobs and infrastructure  Child... Continue »
The following is a statement from America’s Voice Executive Director Frank Sharry reacting to the inclusion of immigration reform in the White House BBB framework released today.  This is another big step toward fulfilling promises, transforming lives and investing in the future of America. It’s been 35 years since... Continue »
America’s Voice   America’s Voice Reacts to “Protected Areas” Enforcement Memo from DHS Secretary Mayorkas The Internet Responds to Immigration Being Included in Biden’s “Build Back Better” Framework America’s Voice reacciona a la inclusión de la reforma migratoria en el marco de la Agenda para una Mejor Reconstrucción Hundreds... Continue »
Nearly a year after devastating hurricanes, climate change driven displacement impacting Guatemala Almost a year after Hurricanes Eta and Iota devastated the Northern Triangle, AFP reports Guatemalans are still struggling with widespread displacement, food insecurity, and economic deterioration.  The back-to-back storms in November 2020 compounded with the COVID-19 crisis... Continue »
By Andrea Fatima Rojas The Senate Parliamentarian has been front and center in the fight for immigration reform in 2021. While not publicly visible, she has played a major role in determining the future of 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S..  WHAT IS THE SENATE PARLIMENTARIAN? The... Continue »
Immigration reform is essential for immigrant families and our economy   Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), a longtime champion of immigration reform, said this on CNN yesterday:  11 million undocumented people live in this country and contribute to our economy. They deserve to live and work here without fear. It’s... Continue »