Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Vanessa Cárdenas, Executive Director of America’s Voice: “Reports that the Biden Administration and some Democrats are willing to trade permanent asylum restrictions in exchange for Ukraine funding is a troubling indication of their priorities and larger posture toward MAGA Republicans’... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Asylum seekers need a hand up, not a handout. These mayors understand this and that is why they are calling for an orderly, efficient and fair process for asylum seekers to arrive and be able to support themselves through work as their cases are heard.” Washington, DC... 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 would be delusional to think that the election of the Republican congressman from Louisiana, Mike Johnson, as Speaker of the House of Representatives was something... Continue »
Washington, DC – The volume of anti-immigrant news coming from Texas can be dizzying. In recent weeks, Texas Republicans filed a new lawsuit against the federal government, seeking to bar border agents from cutting into the razor wire that has been implicated in injuries and deaths (a federal judge... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Ultimately, it is Congress that needs to modernize our immigration system, but in the interim, the administration should define and advance its strategy while preventing Republicans from advancing cruel and failed deterrence only approaches.” Washington, DC – America’s Voice has been calling for the Biden administration to... Continue »
Washington, DC – State and national voices are highlighting the dangers and radicalism of the latest anti-immigrant idea emanating from Texas Republicans. Among a grab bag of state legislation being advanced by Texas Republicans, and likely heading to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk for his signature, includes a bill that... Continue »
Washington, DC – The elevation of Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) to the Speaker of the House is concerning, considering his past promotion of the white nationalist and antisemitic great replacement theory. Now in the job, it is critically important that Speaker Johnson repudiate these beliefs and condemn in the... Continue »
Read Greg Sargent’s Washington Post column HERE Washington, DC – A new column from Greg Sargent in The Washington Post, “Mike Johnson’s conspiracy theories about ‘illegals’ mark a new GOP low” shines a light on newly-elected Speaker of the House Mike Johnson’s endorsement of the dangerous and vile great... Continue »