Washington, DC – Ahead of the July 4th holiday and long weekend, a powerful editorial in the Baltimore Sun connects the tragedy in San Antonio and the larger current immigration policy and political moment into an important, historical context. As the Sun writes, “This year, let the holiday not just be commemorated with fireworks, parades… Continue »

Washington, DC – The scale of the tragedy in the tractor trailer near San Antonio is massive, with the death toll now at 53 men, women, and children. As details continue to emerge, the earlier reflection of Mario Carrillo, Texas-based Campaigns Director for America’s Voice, remains appropriate: “each had dreams, families and futures. They each… Continue »

Washington, DC –  The following is a statement from David Leopold, Legal Advisor to America’s Voice, past president, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and Immigration Group Leader, Ulmer & Berne LLP: “Today’s Supreme Court decision in Biden v. Texas is a clear loss for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his fellow nativists who sought… Continue »

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico.” In a 5-4 decision, the Court ruled the Biden administration’s attempt to end that policy was lawful. This disastrous program can end and perhaps more importantly, the lower court judge’s flawed opinion that expulsion… Continue »

Washington, DC –  The stunning testimony of Cassidy Hutchinson before the House Select Committee presents serious questions for battleground Republicans who have embraced the former President. In one of her television ads, Monica De La Cruz, the Republican candidate for Texas’ 15th U.S. Congressional District, says that she wants to “finish what Trump started.”  After… Continue »

Washington, DC – June 15th marked the 10-year anniversary of the popular and successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Throughout recent days, current and former DACA recipients and their allies have been speaking out about the importance of DACA and why now is the time to build on its successes to deliver a… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week. One of the many lessons of the Supreme Court decision to overturn federal legal protection for abortion is that elections have consequences. When we decide… Continue »

Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Mario Carrillo, Texas-based Campaigns Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the tragic deaths of fifty migrants in a tractor trailer near San Antonio: “This is a human tragedy. At least fifty people have lost their lives, each of whom had dreams, families and futures. They each… Continue »

Washington, DC – In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Rep. María Elvira Salazar (R-FL) tries to make the case for why the Republican Party should be the natural home for Hispanic voters. During the interview, Rep. Salazar touts her “Dignity Act” immigration bill and goes on several anti-communist and anti-socialist riffs. Yet the… Continue »

On another “consensus” issue with the American people – citizenship for Dreamers and broader immigrant population – small GOP minority opposes sensible reforms Washington, DC – Right wing media and many Republicans on Capitol Hill have been in freak out mode this week, condemning the Senate’s steps forward on moderate gun safety legislation and attempting… Continue »