America’s Voice   Top Political Arm of Republican House Uses Xenophobic Dog-Whistles to Attack Popular Citizenship Plan that a Majorty of Republican Voters Support Members, Mayors, and Leading Observers Demonstrate Growing Momentum for Immigration Legislation English The Hill 84 mayors call for immigration to be included in reconciliation By Rafael Bernal July 26, 2021 Roll… Continue »

America’s Voice   Inmigración: está por verse si el voto latino tolerará promesas incumplidas New Gallup Immigration Poll Finds Near Record-High Support for Immigration as a Good Thing for America English Al Dia News A national day of action sees demonstrations in Philly and D.C. demanding a pathway to citizenship By Brittany Valentine July 23,… Continue »

America’s Voice   Judge Hanen’s Cruel DACA Ruling Injects Urgency into Drive for Citizenship English Los Angeles Times ‘I am frustrated and angry’: Why a federal judge’s DACA ruling matters for California By Justin Ray July 22, 2021 Los Angeles Times The DACA ruling’s real-world implications By Fidel Martinez July 22, 2021 NBC News Dreamers… Continue »

America’s Voice   ICYMI: TPS Holders Call for Permanent Protections Amid Compounding Crises and Lack of Congressional Action Posts From Immigrants & Advocates Who Met with VP Kamala Harris Momentum Builds to Deliver Citizenship For Millions English CNN Biden grappling with immigration and travel restrictions as pandemic worsens By Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak July… Continue »

America’s Voice   Lindsey Graham Echoes White Nationalist Talking Points to Oppose Popular Citizenship Proposal Democrats Get It: DACA is Not Enough The Numbers Are In: Expanded Immigration Proposal in Budget Bill Is a BIG Economic Boost English Daily Kos Biden calls for permanent relief, including through reconciliation, after judge rules against DACA By Gabe… Continue »

America’s Voice   DACA Recipients: “Enough is Enough” English Border Report Advocates want Democrats to deliver on legalization after setback to ‘Dreamers’ By Julian Resendiz July 19, 2021 The Hill Post-court ruling, Democrats face pressure to deliver on immigration By Jordain Carney July 20, 2021 Roll Call What’s next for DACA: Court battles and pressure… Continue »

America’s Voice   DACA Ruling Leaves No Alternative: Only Congress Can Fix It Leading Democrats: DACA Ruling Underscores Urgency Biden Administration Extends and Redesignates Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) English The Washington Post As immigration heats up, Biden struggles for a clear plan By Nick Miroff and Sean Sullivan July 17, 2021 CNN Federal… Continue »

America’s Voice   America’s Voice on DACA Ruling: Congress Must Act, Now As Democrats Gear Up to Deliver Common Sense and Long Overdue Immigration Reforms, the “Cornyn Con” Begins Step Three English Bloomberg Democrats Hitching Immigration Plans to Tax and Spending Bill By Laura Litvan and Sophia Cai July 15, 2021 Mundo Hispanico Biden’s immigration… Continue »

America’s Voice   The Best Online Reactions to the Inclusion of Citizenship Measures in Democratic Budget Agreement The Momentum is Building for an Immigration Breakthrough: Leading Democrats Supportive and Confident Budget reconciliation would bring hope to some undocumented immigrants English Daily Kos Cornyn’s Dream Act counterproposal is a nightmare that would shut out huge numbers… Continue »

Reconciling is in style. In Congress, budget reconciliation is at the center of the debate, as a mechanism to advance legislation through a simple majority, rather than with the sixty votes needed to overcome a filibuster in the face of zero Republican collaboration. And, there is a real effort to attach legalization measures for undocumented… Continue »