Today, an independent and bipartisan task force released the findings of their report on immigration reform at the Council on Foreign Relations. The task force, led by former Governor Jeb Bush (R -FL) and former Clinton Chief of Staff Mack McLarty, presented their recommendations during a panel this... Continue »
"Vice President Biden deserves high praise for making time during his visit to Iraq to confer one of the most important honors this country can bestow on an immigrant: citizenship," said Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America's Voice. "Immigrants from all walks of life and all backgrounds put their... Continue »
Despite conventional wisdom to the contrary, Republican voters also overwhelmingly support comprehensive immigration reform, reject enforcement-only approaches and believe that comprehensive reform will help the economy. "As the Republican Party wrestles with how to repair its brand image with Latino voters and Independents, it's instructive that most self-identified Republican... Continue »
Yesterday, the Minnesota Supreme Court ended an 8 month legal dispute over who would represent the state of Minnesota in the United States Senate. Incumbent Senator Norm Coleman (R-MN) conceded defeat to Democrat Al Franken, giving Democrats in the Senate a filibuster-proof 60 seat majority in the chamber.... Continue »
"There can be no doubt that the conditions for significant movement on immigration reform this year have become more favorable," stated Simon Rosenberg, President and Founder of NDN. "An overwhelming majority of Americans want action taken to fix the broken immigration system now and support the Comprehensive Immigration... Continue »
"Today marks a turning point. This meeting marks the end of the preseason and the beginning of the regular season. Starting soon, and heeding the wishes and expectations of the American people, Congress will begin the challenging process of overhauling U.S. immigration policy. DHS Secretary Napolitano... Continue »
In his speech yesterday at the Migration Policy Institute's Immigration Law and Policy Conference, Senator Schumer noted his commitment to moving forward on reform legislation this year, saying: "When the President asks me whether we can pass comprehensive immigration reform this Congress, I will smile and say, 'Mr. President,... Continue »
A new fact sheet from America's Voice highlights the strong support for comprehensive immigration reform among Independent voters. Continue »