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America’s Voice Celebrates Passage of American Dream and Promise Act

On Day of Bill Passage, Congress Must Not Lose Sight of Importance to Continue Fighting for Immigrants at Risk The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, on the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act that would provide permanent protections for immigrant youth … Continue reading »

This is What A Failed and Cruel Border Policy Looks Like

On Friday, the Inspector General (IG) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a management alert requiring “immediate attention and action…to alleviate dangerous overcrowding at the El Paso Del Norte Processing Center (PDT).”  In unannounced visits to the PDT, the IG observed that DHS was housing 6 to 7 times the maximum capacity of … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News June 4, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Trump is throwing rocks at Mexico and people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones Our Favorite Tweets from the Passage of the Dream and Promise Act America’s Voice celebra la aprobación del American Dream and Promise Act America’s Voice Celebrates Passage of American Dream and Promise Act This is What A … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Recommends Passage of American Dream and Promise Act With No Damaging Amendments

Congress Should Act on the Will of the American People and Pass Permanent Protections for Dreamers and TPS and DED Holders On Tuesday, June 4th, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, which would provide permanent protections for immigrant youth – Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) … Continue reading »

WaPo Editorial: “Unauthorized immigrants are overwhelmingly law-abiding. But it won’t stop Trump”

“This is Trumpism at its ugliest: turning truth on its head; vilifying the “other”; sowing hatred and fear.” In a Washington Post editorial, the editorial board makes an accurate and devastating diagnosis of Trump’s immigration policy. The White House’s relentless and sweeping characterization of migrants as dangerous criminals, gang members and, in the president’s own … Continue reading »

Observers Blast Trump Tariff Threat as “Mind-Bogglingly Stupid” and a Sign of Failure and Desperation

There’s a shared consensus among observers across the ideological spectrum:   Trump’s threatened tariffs against Mexico are monumentally dumb, self-defeating, and potentially harmful as a matter of policy; and The announcement is another sign of desperation as his immigration and border policies keep failing and he worries about his brand image on immigration ahead of … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News June 3, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Trump lanza piedras a México cuando EEUU tiene techo de cristal America’s Voice Recommends Passage of American Dream and Promise Act With No Damaging Amendments WaPo Editorial: “Unauthorized immigrants are overwhelmingly law-abiding. But it won’t stop Trump” Observers Blast Trump Tariff Threat as “Mind-Bogglingly Stupid” and a Sign of Failure and Desperation English … Continue reading »

Office Hours: Immigration Experts Discuss Trump’s Latest Attack on Asylum, Immigration

A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today immigration experts and advocates discussed the latest developments on immigration, border and asylum policy. Reports have surfaced that a new proposed asylum rule from the Trump administration, if announced, will exacerbate the humanitarian crisis on our southern border, fail to address the underlying causes of … Continue reading »

‘Trump Tariffs Solve Nothing, Make Problems Worse’ And Other Tweets

Donald Trump announced yesterday, by tweet, that a 5% tariff on Mexican imports would be his latest move in attempting to stop central American refugees from coming to the U.S.-Mexico border. Experts pointed out that trade wars are not good for business, that the U.S. (especially Texas) is one of Mexico’s largest trading partners, that … Continue reading »

Taxing Americans To Get Mexico To Stop Central Americans:This Is What Flailing Looks Like

Yesterday, the Trump administration announced its latest pathetic attempt to stop immigration: a gradually increasing tariff paid for by Americans on all Mexican products consumed by Americans with the childish hope that this will somehow strongarm Mexico into stemming the flow of Central Americans seeking safety in the U.S.  In what will be another failed … Continue reading »