Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week:  Nearly a year ago we wrote, in this very same space, that with or without Title... Continue »
To access recording of today’s call, click HERE Washington DC – Earlier today immigrant rights groups spoke out against H.B. 7 and H.B. 800, extreme anti-immigrant bills that could establish Texas’s own border patrol unit, increase criminal penalties for anyone who transports undocumented people near border areas, and fund a... Continue »
Washington, DC – In a new column posted on the America’s Voice website, America’s Voice Editor Gabe Ortiz assesses the damage already on display in Florida due to the package of anti-immigrant legislation pushed through by Governor Ron DeSantis ahead of his likely Republican primary run. Read “In the... Continue »
Read new op-ed in El Paso Matters HERE Washington, DC – A new op-ed by Texas-based America’s Voice Campaigns Manager, Mario Carrillo, was recently published in El Paso Matters. Titled, “Our family is in danger in Texas. But we’re not leaving,” the piece highlights the uncertainty of DACA recipients... Continue »
New AV Analysis: In Year Since Buffalo Attack, More than 550 Examples of Republicans Using Same “Replacement” Theory Conspiracy Espoused by Shooter Washington, DC – Two new reflections from America’s Voice commemorate the one year anniversary of the Buffalo shooting and Republicans’ continued dangerous role in amplifying, mainstreaming or... Continue »
Washington, DC – Judging from predictions from this time last week, the actual post-Title 42 display of a relatively calm and orderly process at our southern border has confounded predictions and disappointed right wing observers rooting for chaos. It’s still early in the post-Title 42 world and factors ranging... Continue »
Washington, DC – While it’s of course still very early in the post-Title 42 world, the official end to the policy last night did not bring the visual scenes of chaos that some had anticipated. In fact, several excellent segments focused on the real stories and humanity of those... Continue »
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from America’s Voice Executive Director Vanessa Cárdenas reacting to House passage today of H.R.2 along an almost party line vote: “House Republicans’ passage of H.R.2 is a perfect encapsulation of the GOP’s dangerous descent on immigration – it’s a grab bag... Continue »
“We know how to do this. We have processed people through our asylum system and have done so with countless migrants seeking safety…” Vanessa Cárdenas Washington, DC – Today’s overdue end of Title 42 is an opportunity to reset and refocus on what is desperately needed – long-term solutions... Continue »
Washington, DC – Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB1718 into law, one of the most anti-immigrant bills that has made it through any state legislature in our country in recent memory.  Read breakdowns of the bill here and here by the Florida Policy Center.  According to Vanessa Cárdenas,... Continue »