America’s Voice Center for American Progress: 130,000 TPS Holders are Providing Essential Services During the Coronavirus Crisis Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda Imperils Food Supply English Associated Press Detained Immigrants Plead for Masks, Protection From Virus April 14, 2020 The Washington Post Number of migrant family members detained by ICE plunges 39% in a week By Spencer… Continue »

Maribel Hastings and David Torres Disasters have the bad habit of exposing, to all, the multiple problems that many of us already knew existed, but others, out of economic and political convenience, prefer to keep sweeping under the rug. This is typical not only in societies that have everything, but also in those who prefer… Continue »

America’s Voice “A Goal from Day One” – Trump Uses Covid-19 to Advance Long-Sought Policy Goals, No Matter Costs to Lives COVID-19 has also demonstrated the profound inequalities in which we live As America Recognizes Essential Contributions of Immigrant Farmworkers, Trump Administration Seeks to Slash Their Wages English Cronkite News Border officials use COVID-19 fear… Continue »

America’s Voice Trump Ad Links Asian Americans To COVID-19 Crisis As Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Spike Pence Praises Workers The Administration Wants to Deport English The New York Times A New Front for Nationalism: The Global Battle Against a Virus By Peter S. Goodman, Katie Thomas, Sui-Lee Wee and Jeffrey Gettleman April 10, 2020… Continue »

America’s Voice Petty and Small-minded, Anti-Immigrant Actors Deny the Contributions of Frontline Immigrant Workers While COVID-19 Spreads Across Arizona, Sen. Martha McSally Continues to Rubber Stamp Donald Trump’s Wasteful Wall English Law360 Attys, Essential Workers At Risk As Visa Deadlines Approach By Suzanne Monyak April 08, 2020 Latino USA African Americans Hard Hit By COVID-19:… Continue »

America’s Voice The immigration regularization of undocumented immigrants is also essential También es esencial la regularización migratoria de los indocumentados Former DHS Officials Discuss COVID-19 and its Impact on Immigrants ICYMI: Laurene Powell Jobs Op-Ed: Terminating DACA During the Pandemic Would be a Callous Error in Judgment Trump Prioritizes Cruel and Cynical Anti-Immigrant Agenda Over… Continue »

America’s Voice ICYMI: TPS Holders in Limbo Face Termination of Immigration Status While Working on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Pandemic Immigrant Farmworkers Are Deemed “Essential” to Keep Food on Our Tables — Yet are Mostly Excluded from National Response to Help All Workers Trump’s Continued Deportations Threaten to Accelerate Pandemic in Haiti English Associated Press… Continue »

San Juan.- COVID-19 just “put the cherry on top” in Puerto Rico.  Since September 2017, it’s been nonstop. Two hurricanes, “Irma” and “María,” hit us just days apart. “María” caused death and destruction. To this day, there are people whose homes do not have roofs, entire industries that have not recovered, on top of emotional scars… Continue »

America’s Voice Trump Sets Up 2020 Reelection Distraction Instead of Singular Focus on COVID-19 Response “Don’t Forget to Thank Immigrants, Too” – More Observers Highlight Immigrants’ Essential Role and Sacrifices El COVID-19 y el latente trauma boricua English Associated Press Trump Uses Coronavirus Crisis to Push His Broader Agenda April 05, 2020 Associated Press After… Continue »

America’s Voice As COVID-19 Spreads Across Georgia, Sens. Loeffler & Perdue Continue to Rubber-Stamp Trump’s Wasteful Wall Medical and Human Rights Experts Discuss Implications of COVID-19 for Immigrants in Detention As COVID-19 Spreads Across North Carolina, Sen. Tillis Continues to Rubber-Stamp Trump’s Wasteful Wall “With Thanks from a Grateful Nation”  While COVID-19 Spreads Across Texas,… Continue »