As the mark-up of the Senate immigration begins in the Judiciary Committee tomorrow, advocates for reform got some very significant news today on the economic benefits of the bill. Via the WSJ’s Washington Wire: The Senate immigration bill will help improve Social Security’s long-term solvency and reduce the number of immigrants entering the U.S. illegally,… Continue »

Between May and June 2013 Global Strategy conducted a poll which collected the following information. – 71% of voters support an immigration reform package that resembles the Senate plan… 71% of voters support a package including a path to citizenship, increased border security, increased worker immigration and employer verification requirement. – Including 74% of “conservative Republicans”… Continue »

Eloisa Haynes wants nothing more than to be a US citizen and build her life with her husband in Texas. But because of one small mistake when she was undocumented, her chance at citizenship is in question. Just a few months ago, Eloisa was excited about finally being able to apply for citizenship. Brought to the US by… Continue »

Outside of a few right-wing outlets, like National Review, Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions doesn’t have a lot of allies in his quest to stop immigration reform these days. This week, he took to the airwaves in Boston to spew his vitriol about immigrants and immigration with notorious radio host Howie Carr. In the twenty minute… Continue »

In a New York Times/CBS Poll conducted April 24-April 28, Americans were asked about their views on gun control, immigration and the federal budget. In regards to immigration that poll shows that: · 83% of Americans support a path to citizenship for immigrants who meet certain requirements. 83% of respondents supported a path for immigrants who pay back… Continue »

Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid appeared at an immigration reform rally in Las Vegas. He has for years been an outspoken advocate for immigration reform — and made that clear again yesterday: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., promised Wednesday to use the power of his office to get immigration overhaul legislation through Congress. “I pledge… Continue »

Check out this great Storify from Reform Immigration FOR America: [View the story “May Day 2013” on Storify]

The following is a cross-posted press release from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), Immigrant Justice Network (IJN), Mi Familia Vota (MFV), National Immigrant Law Center (NILC), and U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB): As the Senate Judiciary Committee begins work to amend the Senate immigration reform bill, leaders of national… Continue »

Cross-posted at Burnt Orange Report Today, The Houston Chronicle published a searing op-ed from Cesar Vargas of the DREAM Action Coalition, which targeted Texas Senator John Cornyn on immigration. At America’s Voice, we consider Cornyn to a big hypocrite on immigration, so big of a hypocrite that we even gave him an award for it. You’ll like this… Continue »

Republicans believe that immigration is positive for America: Fewer than 1 out of 4 Republicans think immigration is a bad thing for America Republicans and Americans believe our immigration system is broken: 82% of Republicans, and 74% of all Americans, think our immigration system is working poorly Republicans and Americans want broad reforms: 72% of… Continue »