Washington, DC – A contingent of House Republican hardliners are proudly proclaiming their relentless preference for failed policies, self-owning politics and anti-immigrant political stunts instead of real solutions. Yesterday, they released a border security blueprint that is a warmed over version of the failed Trump/Stephen Miller deterrence policies. They... Continue »
Washington, DC – More key voices from across the political spectrum are calling on Congress to deliver on a bipartisan legislative breakthrough on immigration this year that addresses the need to prevent an economic and social tragedy brought on by Republican efforts to kill the DACA program while blocking... Continue »
Washington, DC – The runoff in Georgia is the latest reminder that a majority of Americans reject MAGA extremism and support a more inclusive vision of democracy, but it is just one of the data points this week that signal the Republican Party’s drift to nationalist extremism is continuing... Continue »
Washington, DC – As fresh estimates show the economic potential of a legislative breakthrough on immigration, we also have more reminders about the costs of Republican nativism, the continuing downward impact of Trump immigration policies and GOP opposition to all forms of legal immigration. First, FWD.us yesterday released new... Continue »
Douglas Rivlin: “The American people have rejected extremism, in elections and in poll after poll, called for solutions on immigration, and endorsed a vision of immigration policy Congress can act on in coming weeks.” Washington, DC – The following is a reflection from Douglas Rivlin, America’s Voice Director of... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Thanks to today’s news, U.S. policy will better align with our proudest values and the short-and-long term interests of the United States in the region.” Washington, DC – Today, the Biden Administration announced it will extend and redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti for 18 Months.... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “The urgency is clear and the opportunity is at hand: now is the time to build on this first step and for lawmakers to deliver a legislative fix this year.” Washington, DC – According to Greg Sargent of the Washington Post, Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Kyrsten... Continue »
Washington, DC – As in-country conditions in Haiti continue to deteriorate and Haitians continue to live in limbo regarding their migration status, a chorus of voices from Congress have joined with advocates for human rights and for immigrants to urgently call on the Biden administration to extend and redesignate... Continue »
“Current Conditions in Haiti Are a Textbook Example of Why TPS Was Created in the First Place.” – America’s Voice Washington, DC – Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a renewable relief program that allows individuals to work in the United States and provides protection from deportation. It is often... Continue »
Zachary Mueller: “The threats of political violence and terrorism are coming from inside the house and Republicans are egging it on.” Washington, DC – A new terrorism advisory bulletin from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) outlines renewed threats to LGBTQ, Jewish, and migrant communities from domestic actors.... Continue »