The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, with respect to the current Congressional debate regarding Central American children who are seeking safety at our border. As the House Working Group’s recommendations released today make clear, Republicans are hell bent on tying any supplemental appropriations to changes in the 2008… Continue »

The Same Game Plan Used by the Republicans on Every Immigration Debate  When it comes to addressing the ongoing child refugee crisis at the border, Republicans and their allies have solidified a strategy of trying to score political points, driving memes that are fact-free, and then ending with a flourish of inaction.  See below for… Continue »

File this epic fail from Arizona under “I’d Be Laughing If It Weren’t So Tragic.” Republican Congressional hopeful and state legislator Adam Kwasman invited himself to a protest in Oracle, where yet another group of adults had gathered to bravely scream at a rumored bus of child refugees that would be coming through the area.… Continue »

At NPR today is an analogy on why people find themselves forced to come to the US without papers: Imagine immigration, especially from Latin America, as a two-lane residential street with a 20-mile-an-hour speed limit. Over the decades, it’s grown to an eight-lane superhighway. But the speed limit is still 20 mph. That is, visas… Continue »

December 21, 2012

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Ruben Navarrette is a syndicated columnist for CNN, a conservative, and a self-proclaimed supporter of immigration reform. With such a platform and agenda, we would hope and expect him to use his column to promote citizenship for the undocumented in our country or to push his GOP friends to come around on immigration reform. But, no,… Continue »

The Maryland DREAM Act won broad support in a state referendum this week, which means that Maryland DREAMers will continue to benefit from increased access to higher education in the state.  Thanks to voters in Maryland, the immigrant rights movement took another step forward at the ballot box. According to In These Times: In Maryland,… Continue »

Washington, DC – Using current polling and voter data, Latino Decisions and America’s Voice Education Fund teamed up to create an interactive online map that allows the user to see for herself how Latino voters could impact the 2012 presidential race.  Introduced earlier this summer, the Latino Vote Map (www.latinovotemap.org) has been updated throughout the… Continue »