According to new polls from Magellan Strategies, the vast majority of likely voters in three Republican-held districts—CD-10, CD-21, and CD-22—support immigration reform that creates a path to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans.  These findings confirm the results of hundreds of other surveys conducted over the past few years. The Magellan Strategies polls reveal something… Continue »

Full text of bill America’s Voice Applauds the Introduction of Immigration Bill in the House (America’s Voice) A Guide to H.R. 15: The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (IPC) Summary of HR 15 (AILA) Details on bill’s McCaul-Thompson border security provision (AILA)

In the past week the fight for immigration reform in the House of Representatives has been shaken up by some key developments.  This has led to much discussion and analysis regarding their impact.  Some have grown more pessimistic, but we at America’s Voice have become more optimistic.  Here’s our take.  — Four key developments A… Continue »

To: Interested Parties From: America’s Voice Re: Immigration State of Play Date: September 23, 2013 After years of closed-door meetings, Reps. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), Sam Johnson (R-TX), and John Carter (R-TX) announced the hiatus of their bipartisan working group on immigration last week.  Johnson and Carter blamed the dissolution of their group on President Obama,… Continue »

Updated September 18, 2013 We are at a critical juncture in the fight to pass immigration reform with a path to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans.  Below is our take on the choices House leaders are facing today and the factors that will force them to do the right thing.  Answers to frequently asked… Continue »

What you need to know about the so-called “SAFE Act” that Bob Goodlatte and House Republicans will be pushing this fall: Summaries and Analysis: Top 5 Reasons to Oppose the SAFE Act (NILC) SAFE Act Summary (NILC) “Son of Sensenbrenner” Bill Would Make Our Communities Un-SAFE (NILC) Hearing on H.R. 2278, Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement (SAFE) Act (NILC) Positions… Continue »

***PRESS CONFERENCE*** NEXT LIVESTREAM: Wednesday, April 29th at 10:00am ET Ahead of GOP Hearing on Ending Birthright Citizenship, Members of Congress, Civil Rights Leaders Respond to Latest Stream of Anti-Immigrant Attacks As House Judiciary Subcommittee Presides Over Latest GOP Immigration Stunt, New Report from the Alliance for Citizenship Documents How the 114th Congress Has Become the… Continue »

Looking for a way that YOU can help pass immigration reform?  Check out our list below.  Please try any or all of the options–we need to keep showing Congress that the #TimeIsNow to pass reform!   Town hall meetings are a traditional way to get face-to-face time with your Member of Congress.  You can view… Continue »

Can Mitt Romney overcome his hardline immigration positions and meet his campaign’s ambitious goal of 38% of the Latino vote, in Florida and nationwide? Can Barack Obama build a strong enough case about his immigration record to energize and mobilize the Latino and immigrant community here and across the country? How will the issue of immigration reform… Continue »

      Wednesday, October 17 Panelists: Lucia Fraire, Field Director of Voter Program, Ole New Mexico Rafael Martinez, DREAMer and PHD student in American Studies Gabriel Sanchez, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of New Mexico and Director of Research for Latino Decisions Christine Sierra, Professor of Political Science, University of New Mexico and Director, Southwest Hispanic… Continue »