A new fact sheet from America's Voice highlights the strong support for comprehensive immigration reform among Independent voters. Continue »
"President Obama's remarks today at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast show, once again, that he has a sophisticated understanding of how the elements of comprehensive immigration reform work together to solve this problem. He gets that being both a nation of immigrants and a nation of laws is... Continue »
"The conclusion from this new poll is clear - the American people want their badly broken immigration system fixed, and a strong majority supports the principles of what has been called Comprehensive Immigration Reform," said Simon Rosenberg of NDN, a progressive think-tank and advocacy organization. "Unlike many other... Continue »
Extremists in the anti-immigrant movement have become key mouthpieces in the race-based campaign against President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor. They have dropped the pretense that their opposition to immigration is grounded in high-minded principles. Instead, they are revealing an ugliness that is as... Continue »
He states that "Deferring to people's own pronunciation of their names should obviously be our first inclination, but there ought to be limits." The piece was so ridiculous it earned instant fame in the netroots as the most inane and ridiculous criticism of Sotomayor to date, and earned... Continue »
"In the past, the conventional wisdom has been that a candidate's support for comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship might drive away moderate and conservative voters. This poll demonstrates what the 2008 election demonstrated: these voters are tired of the politics of polarization and paralysis and want... Continue »
"Senator Schumer is providing strong leadership on an issue whose time has come," said Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America's Voice. "He is not deterred by the fact that there will always be opposition from hardliners to comprehensive immigration reform. But he gets what the majority of Americans get:... Continue »
The current immigration system, which has not been updated for nearly twenty years, continues to keep American citizens and legal residents separated from their spouses, children, siblings, and parents for years or even decades. Updating the family immigration system will promote legal immigration into the country, and reduce pressure... Continue »
"The President is working to fulfill his promise to tackle immigration reform during his first year," said Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America's Voice. "The evidence pointing to comprehensive immigration reform is overwhelming. The Senate held yet another hearing today on the issue, the Senate Majority Leader supports it,... Continue »
"J.D. Hayworth is a poster child for anti-immigrant extremism," said Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America's Voice. "Apparently, he is the poster today's Republican Party wants on their wall. Though some Republican leaders are talking a good game about the need to improve outreach to Latino voters, the continued... Continue »