Washington, DC – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is one of the most popular and successful immigration programs in U.S. history.  Despite that reality, the future of DACA remains in doubt, due to ongoing Republican-led legal challenges that have already taken a toll by barring new applicants into... Continue »
Introduction Contrary to gleeful apocalyptic predictions by the right wing about the end of Title 42, there has been a drop in the number of encounters at the southern border. There are several related storylines important to understand, even as national media focus has largely moved elsewhere: Point 1:... Continue »
Access the full CNN column HERE Washington, DC – In a new analysis for CNN, columnist Ronald Brownstein assesses, “How legal immigration might solve two of America’s toughest problems,” underscoring the importance of legal immigration pathways to both strengthening our economy and alleviating pressures at the border.  According to... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Texas Republicans are perpetuating border chaos and then pointing to the very chaos they are fomenting and keeping in place to oppose a broader legislative overhaul our country so desperately needs.” Washington, DC – Contrary to right wing hopes, the overdue end of Title 42 has led... 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:  This week the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, announced his intention of seeking the Republican presidential... Continue »
Washington, DC – La siguiente es una declaración de Vanessa Cárdenas, Directora Ejecutiva de America’s Voice, previa al lanzamiento oficial de la campaña presidencial del gobernador de Florida, Ron DeSantis: “Ron DeSantis es un copión de Donald Trump, usando la fórmula de Trump para generar división, odio y temor... Continue »
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Vanessa Cárdenas, Executive Director of America’s Voice in advance of the official launch of the Ron DeSantis presidential campaign: “Ron DeSantis is a Trump wannabe, copying Trump’s playbook to stir divisions, hate and fear among voters. Exhibit 1 of this... Continue »
To access recording of today’s call, click HERE Washington DC – Florida’s legislative session concluded with the passage of numerous legislative proposals backed by Gov. Ron DeSantis that will have devastating impacts across the state. Florida experts and advocates gathered on a Tuesday afternoon press call to highlight the... Continue »