Simon Rosenberg, President and founder of the progressive think tank NDN said that “The right is using the same old playbook it has been using for decades, but the game has changed. If they continue applying their anachronistic �Southern Strategy’ brand of racial politics in the new much... Continue »
Please click on "Read More" for resources for America's Voice Telephonic Press Conference, Wednesday, January 28th, 1:30 PM Eastern.
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According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: “It is hard to reach out to Latino voters on the one hand while opposing health care for hundreds of thousands of legally-resident Latino children on the other. This is one Latino outreach strategy that’s doomed to fail.... Continue »
“Senator-designate Gillibrand of New York has a troubling record on immigration. As a member of the House of Representatives, she supported policy proposals aimed at driving immigrant workers and families further underground without offering a practical solution to the presence of some 12 million hard working immigrants without... Continue »
"Governor Napolitano knows that ending illegal immigration will only be possible if Congress enacts common-sense comprehensive immigration reform, but at today's hearing she missed a golden opportunity to make the case. She failed to underscore President-elect Obama's commitment to moving reform legislation in 2009. Though she... Continue »
On Thursday, January 15th, American Border Patrol founder Glenn Spencer will speak at the National Press Club and release his organization's new report, assessing the status of the U.S.-Mexico border fence. What the event organizers won't tell you is that American Border Patrol has been labeled a "hate group"... Continue »
"As a border-state Governor, Janet Napolitano knows that ending illegal immigration will only be possible by enacting common-sense comprehensive immigration reform. She gets that the best way to replace the chaos of illegal immigration with an orderly, legal system is to combine 1) effective border enforcement; 2) a... Continue »
This will be the first test on immigration for the Republican Party following crushing defeats in November 2008, when millions of Latino voters walked away from the GOP and supported the Democratic Party in record numbers. Since then, a number of Republican politicians and strategists-including Senator John McCain... Continue »
“Today’s meeting is yet another signal that immigration reform is a priority for the incoming administration. Not only did President-Elect Obama make a campaign promise to move comprehensive reform in his first year, but immigration was one of seven issue working groups established during the transition period. Similarly, the... Continue »
Rep. Hilda Solis is a strong and effective advocate for comprehensive immigration reform, who understands that the broken immigration system must be addressed for the good of American workers, American taxpayers, and immigrants who labor in the shadows. We welcome her nomination as Secretary of Labor and hope... Continue »