America’s Voice   Senate Majority Leader, Rep. Pressley and Civil Rights and Labor Leaders Commend Biden Administration on TPS for Haiti English Today News Africa What they are saying as Biden administration re-designates Haiti for Temporary Protected Status May 23, 2021 Associated Press US again extending temporary protected status for Haitians May 22, 2021 The… Continue »

America’s Voice   OFFICE HOURS: Immigrant Advocates on Progress and Challenges English Associated Press US ends use of 2 immigration jails accused of mistreatment By Ben Fox and Kate Brumback May 20, 2021 The Washington Post ICE to stop detaining immigrants at two county jails under federal investigation By Maria Sacchetti May 20, 2021 Politico… Continue »

Today, ICE announced that it will end their contracts with two detention facilities: Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia, and Bristol County Detention Center in Massachusetts. This comes after years of community organizing and activism, particularly from the Detention Watch Network, to close these centers of abuse and terror.  This decision is long overdue, especially… Continue »

In 2017, Ed Gillespie, the GOP nominee for Governor, ran a viciously anti-immigrant campaign, which surprised many observers because he had been viewed as more of an establishment Republican than a Trump extremist. During the general election, instead of moving to the center in a state that had been trending blue, Gillespie followed the anti-immigrant… Continue »

America’s Voice   ICE Ends Contracts with Two Detention Facilities: Posts From the Groups & Advocates Who Made it Possible Biden Administration Unwinds More of Trump’s Cruelty: Closing ICE Detention Facilities and Reuniting Families Nueva encuesta sobre inmigración: los estadounidenses apoyan abrumadoramente la ciudadanía para millones Notorious Nativists Kris Kobach and Lou Barletta Who Lost… Continue »

On Tuesday May 18, the #WeAreHome Campaign and Immigration Hub organized a virtual “Lobby Day” to support an expanded path to citizenship. The event centered around collective demands for Dreamers, TPS holders, essential workers, and more. This Lobby Day was an opportunity for various organizers to educate members of Congress on immigration issues but also… Continue »

America’s Voice   Momentum Grows To Use Reconciliation To Pass Immigration Reform if Necessary Los inmigrantes levantan su voz y los demócratas responden: este es el año para lograr algo histórico en torno a la ciudadanía Immigrants and Advocates Across the Country Participated in #LobbyDay Immigrants Speak Up, Democrats Respond During Lobby Day: This is… Continue »

English Associated Press Attorney: US makes concessions to ease asylum restrictions By Elliot Spagat May 18, 2021 The Hill Harris, Hispanic Caucus meet on Central America By Rafael Bernal May 17, 2021 Los Angeles Times Biden’s border closure cracks under pressure from lawsuits, advocates and the easing pandemic By Molly O’Toole May 17, 2021 Politico… Continue »

America’s Voice   Los inmigrantes levantan su voz y su poder para lograr mayor impulso en la Gran Semana de la Inmigración Immigrants Lift Up Their Voices and Their Power to Drive Momentum Ahead of Big Week on Immigration English Associated Press Biden meets DACA recipients in immigration overhaul push By Aamer Madhani May 14,… Continue »

America’s Voice   The Internet’s Best Responses to Six Undocumented Americans Meeting Biden in the West Wing FACT CHECK: GOP Senator “Misrepresented” & “Exaggerated” Data in Hearing to Push Republicans’ Bogus “Border Crisis” Narrative A Week of Positive Momentum: Democrats Leaning In and Readying to Use Their Majority to Deliver on Popular Immigration Reform Measures… Continue »