A video of today’s event is available here Today, Senator Menendez (D-NJ) and Representatives Pallone (D-NJ) and Gutiérrez (D-IL) joined families from New Jersey and Maryland as well as faith and immigration leaders to remind President Trump and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly of the real life impacts of their immigration policies and to… Continue »

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Tuesday, June 13 11am EST Capitol Visitor Center Room: SVC 215 Livestream: http://americasvoice.org/Livestream PRESS EVENT: Ahead of Father’s Day, Rep. Pallone to Join Immigrant Families and Leaders to Call on Trump and Sec. Kelly to Stop Destroying Families A livestream of the event will be available here Washington, DC – Tomorrow, June 13 at 11am EST, just… Continue »

A group of 25 members of the United States House of Representatives filed a friend-of-the-court (amicus) brief to oppose Joseph Arpaio’s effort to vacate the guilty verdict in his criminal prosecution for contempt of court. President Trump issued a pardon of Arpaio for the criminal conviction. The brief was prepared and filed by Brad Miller… Continue »

This past week, members of Congress unveiled the sweeping Dream and Promise Act, aiming to provide permanent protections for Dreamers as well as TPS and DED holders whose lives have been completely upended at the hands of the Trump administration. Legislators across the country are voicing their support for the act. Below is a round-up… Continue »

Letter: Allowing TPS To End Could “Force The Separation of Families” Over 100 members of Congress signed a letter calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to reinstate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti. The termination of TPS for hundreds of thousands of hard-working, full vetted immigrants legally living and raising… Continue »

Honduras TPS Decision Deadline: TOMORROW The Trump Administration has one more day to decide whether to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 57,000 Hondurans legally living, working and raising children in the United States. Leading up to the deadline, members of Congress signed a petition urging Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to renew TPS for… Continue »

Tomorrow is the State of the Union, and while Dreamers and other immigrants have been invited as guests for years, tomorrow will be something special. With DACA running out of time and no Dream Act in sight, dozens of Dreamers have been invited this year by members of Congress from across the country. Speaker Pelosi… Continue »

Introduction As a direct result of the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for three countries in the past three months (Haiti, Nicaragua, and Sudan) the need for a legislative, and permanent solution has intensified. Over 300,000 TPS recipients living in the United States are living in jeopardy, some of whom have already… Continue »

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

America’s Voice Elections Have Consequences WaPo: White House chief of staff tried to pressure acting DHS secretary to expel thousands of Hondurans, officials say Experts and Advocates Slam White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s Political Interference on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Quotes from House Republicans Supporting Legislation from Dreamers; Where is Paul Ryan?? PHOTOS: Dreamers, Advocates… Continue »

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Willard, OH – In just five days, on July 18th,  Jesus Lara Lopez, a husband and father of four U.S. citizen children, is set to be deported. Yesterday, Cleveland’s WKYC featured the family in a heartbreaking interview in which Jesus’ children expressed concern about how they would manage if Jesus is forced to leave Willard next week. Eric (age… Continue »