America's Voice

180 days podcast

This week’s edition of the America’s Voice podcast, “180 Days,” is now available. The weekly podcast will run over the next six months as we approach the March 6, 2018 deadline for DACA. We cover the fight to protect Dreamers and pass the Dream Act – and other immigration news. In this week’s episode, the … Continue reading »

american veterans are being deported. so are other american heroes.

The inhumanity of Trump’s deportation machine has been on display this week in three cases where the federal government has shown a callous indifference to immigrants’ lives, whether they are 17-year-old minors or parents who have lived in the US for decades and have deep ties. 17-year-old asylum seeker is being denied access to abortion … Continue reading »

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

America’s Voice ICYMI: “‘All she ever knew was America’: This high school athlete had a plan. Then DACA was rescinded.” Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro Joins Local Leaders and Dreamers to Call on Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Will Hurd to Pass a Clean Dream Act Fast Approaching Decision Deadlines for Temporary … Continue reading »

San Antonio judge ICE detainers ruling.

For a recording of today’s call, click here. San Antonio, TX – On a press call today, Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro joined local DACA recipients Oscar Hernandez and Damaris Gonzalez, and Mario Carrillo, Director of America’s Voice Texas, to discuss why a legislative solution for Dreamers is so urgent for Texas and America, and … Continue reading »

Trump needs to keep DACA in place.

The Washington Post’s Jesse Dougherty has a new must-read on the tight rope that Dreamer and high school volleyball player Nicolle Uria is walking. Like all Dreamers, Nicolle grew up American – her family emigrated from Bolivia when she was just one year old. She didn’t learn she was undocumented until she was a teen: “You’re undocumented,” her parents told … Continue reading »

  11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 18 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians:35 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 81 DAYS The Catholic News Service reports that the Chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration, Bishop Joe Vasquez, is urging Americans to advocate for an extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and, eventually, a legislative solution … Continue reading »