The mission of America’s Voice (AV) and America’s Voice Education Fund (AVEF) is to build the public support and the political will needed to enact policy changes that secure freedom and opportunity for immigrants in America. Priority goal: win reforms that put 11 million undocumented Americans on a path to full citizenship. At America’s Voice, we… Continue »

“At some point we either decide to become older and smaller or we change our immigration policy,” economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin Washington, DC – Republicans’ nativism and relentless focus on keeping out and kicking out immigrants and refugees is inflicting consequences on the U.S. economy and dampening our economic potential, as several recent stories remind us. … Continue »

The mission of America’s Voice (AV) and America’s Voice Education Fund (AVEF) is to build the public support and the political will needed to enact policy changes that secure freedom and opportunity for immigrants in America. Our priority goal is to win reforms that put 11 million undocumented Americans on a path to full citizenship.… Continue »

The majority of Americans support immigrants and refugees while the mainstream of the Republican Party is now anti-immigrant and anti-refugee Washington, DC – The Republican Party, from its leading anti-immigrant zealots to its supposedly mainstream leadership, is embracing an ugly and raw nativism. While Americans have never been more pro-immigration, the GOP has never been… Continue »

Washington, DC – More voices and observers are blasting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for his cheap anti-immigrant stunts and the damaging chaos that is resulting from his choice of political optics instead of real solutions. Even some of his fellow conservatives are not pleased. Among the critics include: The Wall Street Journal editorial board, which… Continue »

Washington, D.C. – Today’s news about an inflation spike and larger household economic concerns underscores an important point. While Republicans’ politicized falsehoods and scare tactics about the border are in overdrive, their nativist economic policies and refusal to modernize our immigration system are having dire economic consequences for all Americans. As two observers highlight today,… Continue »

Black, LGBTQ, Asian, Faith and Hispanic voices among those fighting efforts to keep Title 42 in place Washington, DC – While some observers have been skeptical and critical of the Biden administration’s announcement to lift Title 42 at the end of May, other voices have been praising the news, recognizing that Title 42 is a… Continue »

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. Faithful to his style, and as the main spokesperson for demagoguery in the Republican Party, former President Donald Trump said in a… Continue »

Douglas Rivlin: “TPS for Afghanistan is welcome news … President Biden should continue to use TPS to deliver important progress and protections, first for Cameroon and then for additional countries in Africa and Central America.” Washington, DC – This morning, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced the designation of Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for… Continue »

Washington, DC – Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of an Executive Order from President Biden that aimed to develop a “multi-pronged approach toward managing migration throughout North and Central America that reflects the Nation’s highest values” and ultimately “foster sustainable societies” throughout the Northern Triangle. Just last week, Vice President Harris’ trip to Honduras reiterated… Continue »