Washington, DC – Judging from predictions from this time last week, the actual post-Title 42 display of a relatively calm and orderly process at our southern border has confounded predictions and disappointed right wing observers rooting for chaos. It’s still early in the post-Title 42 world and factors ranging... Continue »
Washington, DC – While it’s of course still very early in the post-Title 42 world, the official end to the policy last night did not bring the visual scenes of chaos that some had anticipated. In fact, several excellent segments focused on the real stories and humanity of those... Continue »
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from America’s Voice Executive Director Vanessa Cárdenas reacting to House passage today of H.R.2 along an almost party line vote: “House Republicans’ passage of H.R.2 is a perfect encapsulation of the GOP’s dangerous descent on immigration – it’s a grab bag... Continue »
“We know how to do this. We have processed people through our asylum system and have done so with countless migrants seeking safety…” Vanessa Cárdenas Washington, DC – Today’s overdue end of Title 42 is an opportunity to reset and refocus on what is desperately needed – long-term solutions... Continue »
Washington, DC – Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB1718 into law, one of the most anti-immigrant bills that has made it through any state legislature in our country in recent memory.  Read breakdowns of the bill here and here by the Florida Policy Center.  According to Vanessa Cárdenas,... Continue »
Washington, DC –  Despite being a top priority, Speaker McCarthy is struggling to bring the GOP House anti-immigrant legislation to the floor. The problem for McCarthy is that their bill, H.R. 2, is not a serious policy proposal but all politics. McCarthy runs the risk of looking completely feckless... Continue »
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Vanessa Cárdenas, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to new asylum restrictions: “The expiration of Title 42 presented an opportunity for a reset on immigration, so it’s unfortunate that President Biden is embracing a policy he once condemned.  Erecting new... 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: The tragedies that took place in Allen and Brownsville, Texas were perpetrated by two Hispanics: one... Continue »