Washington, DC — The House approved the Build Back Better bill with immigration reform provisions intact. We are close to delivering long overdue relief for millions of undocumented immigrants who have lived and worked in the U.S. for decades. While the bill does not include the path to citizenship that America’s immigrants have earned, it… Continue »

“House Democrats, thank you. Senate Democrats, it’s your turn.” Washington, DC – The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization. Today, the House Democrats took decisive and bold action by approving the Build Back Better Act. This is a huge achievement. We salute the work of… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Poll surveys likely midterm voters in 2022 swing districts Washington, DC – A new poll shows overwhelming public support – 81-17% – for the core immigration reform provision in the Build Back Better bill. The poll was conducted from November 12 to 15 by Global Strategy Group and Garin-Hart-Yang. They surveyed likely 2022 midterm voters… Continue »

Washington, DC –  The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization. America’s Voice strongly supports the Build Back Better Act and we urge all Members of the House of Representatives to vote ‘yes’ on this bill.  We are pleased the bill includes provisions that offer work… Continue »

Washington, DC – For the second time this week, Texas business leaders are calling on Texas Senators to help pass much-needed immigration reform to help the state’s economy, but Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz remain among the most ardent opponents. And it seems to be getting under the skin of Senator Cornyn, who tweeted… Continue »

Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador Grappling With Compounding Crises & In Need of Immediate Relief On the one year anniversary of twin hurricanes Eta and Iota devastating Central America, the spotlight is on the Biden Administration for its failure to grant new Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for nationals of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador,… Continue »

anti-immigrant militias detain immigrants

Washington, DC – Pressure is building on the Biden administration to end the Title 42 program, a Trump-era policy aimed at excluding migrants and asylum seekers due to COVID. Despite promising to undo Trump’s cruel policies, the Biden administration has kept Title 42 in place to block and expel asylum seekers at the southern border. … Continue »

Remittances “instrumental” in lifting families out of poverty, contributing to GDP A report from the Center for American Progress emphasizes the critical need for new Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for Central American countries devastated by the compounding impact of natural disasters, economic instability, food and water insecurity, and the COVID-19 pandemic. As we mark… Continue »