Austin, TX – On a press call held today, Texas State Representative Cesar Blanco joined with Latino Decisions Principal Sylvia Manzano, Latino Victory Project President Cristóbal J. Alex, and America’s Voice: Texas State Director Mario Carrillo to discuss the findings and implications of new polling exploring Texas Latinos’ views on SB4,... Continue »
Gaby Pacheco and Carlos Roa Explain How their Lives Have Changed with DACA With the U.S. Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration executive action case next Monday, two newly-published columns from prominent Dreamer activists and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients Gaby Pacheco and Carlos... Continue »
Texas was first in the nation to pass a state-level DREAM Act. Now, if Republican legislators have their way, it could be first to repeal it. Passed by a bipartisan vote in the legislature, and then signed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry in 2001, the DREAM Act has allowed... Continue »
With 2016 Presidential Wannabes in the Hot Seat on Immigration, How Will the 2016 GOP Field Respond? Republicans in the Texas State Legislature seem intent on repealing the Texas Dream Act, legislation that enables eligible high school students from Texas who are undocumented to pay in-state tuition rates to attend... Continue »
Republicans in Texas are leading an effort to repeal the Texas Dream Act, which was signed into law by Governor Rick Perry in 2001. SB 1819, a bill that promises to terminate in-state tuition rates and state financial assistance to all undocumented students across the Lone Star State, is... Continue »
Mitt Romney won’t give an answer as to what he’ll do about the deferred action policy for DREAMers  if he wins, but Texas GOP Senate candidate Ted Cruz isn’t afraid to say what he thinks. Cruz wants Romney to end it. Via Elise Foley at Huffington Post: Ted Cruz,... Continue »
Mitchell Soto-Rodriguez, the first DACA recipient to be sworn in as a police officer in Illinois’ Blue Island community, was among voices calling for permanent relief for young undocumented immigrants during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. While the program has allowed her to pursue her professional dreams... Continue »
La grabación del evento se puede ver en el siguiente enlace  Washington, D.C. — (3 de mayo de 2024) –  Hoy en el National Press Club,  cinco organizaciones – Voto Latino, UnidosUS Action Fund, Mi Familia Vota, Latino Victory Project, y America’s Voice – anunciaron que están formando una... Continue »
A recording of the event is available here: Video link Washington, DC — (May 3, 2024) — Today at the National Press Club, five organizations — Voto Latino, Unidos US Action Fund, Mi Familia Vota, Latino Victory Project, and America’s Voice — came together to announce that they are... Continue »
The recent saga around actor J. Antonio Rodriguez’s abrupt departure from his hit musical production shines an important light on the continued need for permanent relief for 600,000 immigrants protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  Last month, Rodriguez had to withdraw from the “Hadestown” musical,... Continue »