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Frank Sharry

Frank Sharry is a longtime advocate for immigrants, refugees, and generous and just immigration policies in America. He currently serves as the Executive Director of America’s Voice. He founded the organization in 2008.

Before founding America’s Voice, he served for 17 years as Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, one of
the nation’s premier immigration policy organizations.

From 1986 until 1990, he worked in the Boston area, where he served as the Executive Director of Centro Presente, an organization working with Central American refugees, and co-founded the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Coalition.

From 1979 through 1985 he worked for the organization now named the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. Initially, he worked in Singapore and Indonesia helping to interview refugees for admission into the United States, and later coordinated refugee resettlement programs throughout America.

He is the father of two adult daughters and married to the artist Eve Stockton. He graduated from Princeton University in 1978, and speaks Spanish fluently.