Yesterday, House Minority Leader in the House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy delayed  the vote on the Build Back Better Act with  an over eight-and-a-half-hour speech  on the House floor. Throughout his speech, the GOP leader took aim at undocumented immigrants, the so-called “Biden Border Crisis” and tried to make... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
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 &... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
“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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
“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... Continuar »