Washington, DC – Momentum continues to grow behind the push to include citizenship for immigrant youth, TPS holders, farm workers and other essential workers in the reconciliation package. From Democratic elected officials across the country – including governors, mayors, and both Senators and Members of Congress – to leading observers and outside voices, the drumbeat… Continue »

Democrats, recognizing the urgency of the moment, prepare to blow past bad-faith Republicans to deliver citizenship for Dreamers, TPS holders, farm workers and other essential workers   The momentum is building. Vice-President Kamala Harris meets today with directly-impacted immigrants and leading immigrant advocates in the White House. Yesterday, in a CNN town hall, President Biden… Continue »

Siempre que llega el verano con sus intensas olas de calor, la gente recuerda que hay millones de trabajadores agrícolas que, sin importar el clima ni las circunstancias, pizcan y procesan los productos que alimentan a este país. Y lo hacen en medio del intenso calor, del frío, de la pandemia, bajo precarias condiciones laborales,… Continue »

New editorial and opinion voices are making the case for why now is the time to finally deliver citizenship for essential undocumented workers, including Dreamers and farm workers, and offering reminders why Republicans should support these efforts. An Arizona Republic editorial explicitly addresses why conservatives should support the Dream and Promise Act and The Farm… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the call here.  Earlier today, experts, advocates and impacted individuals gathered on a weekly “Office Hours” press call co-hosted by America’s Voice and We Are Home. Important votes took place this week in the House on HR 6 (The American Dream & Promise Act) and HR 1603 (The… Continue »

As the chattering classes debate the prospects for immigration bills that legalize millions, we want to point out some underappreciated dynamics: Democrats are united in favor of immigrants; the American people favor pro-immigrant policies; and the movement led by immigrants continues to get stronger.  Yesterday, the House of Representatives approved the Dream and Promise Act… Continue »

“It’s time for ‘We the People’ to include all of us”   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice. It’s time for ‘We the People’ to include all of us.   Today, House Democrats stood with the vast majority of Americans to pass legislation to formally recognize millions of undocumented… Continue »

Time for Republicans to Stand with the American People and Vote Yes   On Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on two immigration bills, the Dream & Promise Act (HR 6) and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (HR 1603). In anticipation, editorial boards, impacted people and advocates are weighing in with urgency. With strong… Continue »

“Blow past them, Democrats. Blow past them again.”   Democrats are on the verge of signing into law the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 package. Meanwhile, Republicans are giving new meaning to the term “opposition party.” Some key points: Democrats pass major legislation and move to pass popular legislation on multiple fronts. Republicans talk about Dr. Seuss… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the call here Earlier today, advocates gathered on a call to give their takes on the major developments regarding immigration policy. In particular, speakers addressed their hopes for and support of the Dream & Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, legislation that creates a path to… Continue »