America's Voice


America’s Voice Huir de la desesperanza y llegar a la frontera del rechazo Advocates Condemn Trump Administration’s Travel Ban Against Women of Child-bearing Age Nine Separated Families Reunited, Finally — A Rare Dose of Good News Amidst Ongoing Traumas of Trump’s Family Separation English Vox The Trump administration’s new “birth tourism” policy, explained By Anna … Continue reading »

English Philadelphia Inquirer (Pennsylvania) After a record 210 days, a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl can leave Pa. immigrant detention center, but her dad can’t By Jeff Gammage January 23, 2020 Associated Press US to Impose Visas Restrictions for Pregnant Women January 22, 2020 Associated Press US Bars Iranian Investors From Certain Types of Visas January 22, … Continue reading »

America’s Voice ICYMI: Texas Observer “ICE Quietly Lowers (Already Low) Standards at Some Immigrant Detention Facilities” English Associated Press Mexico Begins Flying, Busing Migrants Back to Honduras January 21, 2020 Reuters Mexico Halts Migrant Caravan, Deports Hundreds to Honduras By Lizbeth Diaz, Julia Love, Abraham Gonzalez, and Anthony Esposito January 21, 2020 CNN Migrants clash … Continue reading »


On January 17, 2020 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it will extend, but not redesignate, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional 18 months for 500 Somali nationals currently living in the U.S. The extension will exclude as many as 1,000 Somalis fleeing dangerous country conditions and one of the world’s worst humanitarian … Continue reading »

On January 3rd, the Trump administration decided to extend but not redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Yemen for another 18 months for nearly 1,500 TPS holders. While the extension is a welcome reprieve for Yemeni TPS holders already here in the U.S., the status only extends to current Yemeni TPS holders who arrived before … Continue reading »

Congress Must Also Work to Pass Permanent Protections for Hundreds of Thousands of TPS Holders in Limbo The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, on the passage of a long awaited measure within the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act that includes an amendment offering a path to citizenship for … Continue reading »