"The DREAM Act would fix one of the clearest examples of America's nonsensical immigration laws," said Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America's Voice. "For too long, high school valedictorians and college graduates have been unable to fully live up to their potential. Imagine growing up in the... Continue »
The report concludes that “Labor has left thousands of actual victims of wage theft who sought federal government assistance with nowhere to turn. Unfortunately, far too often the result is unscrupulous employers’ taking advantage of our country’s low-wage workers.” “Under the previous Administration, unscrupulous employers were given a... Continue »
"The CHC's meeting with President Obama is yet another in a long lists of signs that the Administration and Congress are supportive of immigration reform. During his presidential campaign, the President committed to tackling this issue during his first year. We expect him to make good on... Continue »
Is anti-immigrant rabble-rouser and CNN loudmouth Lou Dobbs losing his marbles? At a minimum, he is losing whatever last shreds of credibility he used to possess. In response to President Obama's major address on education in front of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Dobbs criticized... Continue »
On Wednesday, March 11th, leaders from Arizona and across the nation joined Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-MI) at a press conference on Capitol Hill to announce community support for a Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The DOJ informed Sheriff Arpaio that... Continue »
"The news of the DOJ investigation is a welcome first step towards re-establishing justice in Maricopa County. We are confident that the investigation will reveal the Arpaio approach to law enforcement for what it really is - un-American, ineffective, and anti-Latino. As a result, we expect Arpaio's... Continue »
CIS takes inflated 2005 percentages related to the construction industry, combines them with inflated percentages regarding the 2007 construction industry, and concludes with an inflated outcome that has no credibility whatsoever. For a more complete takedown of CIS's bogus claims, see this fact check from the Immigration Policy... Continue »
"The Joe Arpaio approach to law enforcement is un-American and ineffective. Although some members of Congress are pushing to expand the 287(g) program, the GAO report shows that major reforms of the program are needed in order to ensure community safety and protect civil rights. Arpaio's approach... Continue »
“The raid yesterday in Washington stands in stark contrast to the President’s vision for common sense immigration policies that target the truly bad actors, keep American families together, and put hard-working undocumented workers on a path to becoming full Americans. Immigration raids targeting non-criminal, undocumented workers will not... Continue »
"America’s Voice welcomes Secretary Solis’ confirmation to lead the U.S. Department of Labor. She is a strong advocate for the rights of all workers and a strong supporter of comprehensive immigration reform. “Secretary Solis understands how our dysfunctional immigration system leads to worker exploitation. When millions... Continue »