We are entering the third week of the sad and dangerous spectacle of President Donald Trump, who insists on not recognizing his loss, involving himself in a sort of golpe de estado (coup d’état) in slow motion and the plain light of day, with the goal of reversing the voters’ decision to elect Democrat Joe… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “He’s the right person to undo Trump’s cruelties, advance fair and humane policies, and deliver on the bold change the American people strongly support.”   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the news that Alejandro Mayorkas will be nominated to be Secretary of the… Continue »

From Farm Labor to Hospital Caregivers, to Doctors and Inventors, Immigrants Make America Great  In fields, meatpacking plants, labs, vaccine testing facilities, hospitals, grocery stores and communities all across the country, immigrants are keeping us fed, keeping us safe, and keeping us going. This despite being targeted by an unrelenting war on immigrants and refugees… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.   Immigration, once seen as a key wedge issue to be used by Republicans to weaken Democrats, turned out to be a liability for Republicans and an asset for Democrats in 2020. Earlier today, three leading national immigration advocacy groups and a pollster who has watched immigration… Continue »

Marisa Franco: “This vicious cycle of writing off Latinos as infrequent voters — and then blaming us for election outcomes and using that to justify inaction on issues that matter to us — must end.”  Latinos, Black voters, and AAPI voters were part of the multiracial majority that recoiled in response to Trump’s racism and… Continue »

On Saturday, federal judge Nicholas Garaufis ruled that Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf was serving unlawfully when he issued this summer’s memo restricting access to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As a result, the DACA program may be  poised to accept first-time applications from tens of thousands of Dreamers who have been… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here. In the historic 2020 election cycle, Latino voters were crucial to both parties in races up and down the ticket in every state. Earlier today, national and state Latino leaders gathered to discuss Latino voter’s impact and discussed their experiences mobilizing Latino voters in Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida,… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Pushed by a movement demanding action, supported by a public that hungers for solutions, and backed by a party that stands united on these issues, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have an opportunity to become a proudly pro-immigrant, pro-refugee administration.” Yesterday, President-elect Biden committed to restoring America’s leadership on refugee issues, pledging to… Continue »