Last month, we kicked off the “Do Your Jobs” campaign to remind Congress of all the immigrants who are working hard to produce our food and drink this holiday season, fromThanksgiving turkeys to Christmas trees.  We have profiled a series of immigrant workers who work every day to contribute to our... Continue »
Immigrants are Working Hard to Make this Holiday Season Special for America, When Will House Republicans Start Doing Their Jobs Too? Washington, DC – While Members of Congress are on holiday recess, immigrants are working hard—as they do every day of the year – in some of our country’s... Continue »
From Define American, a new symbol of unity for the immigration movement: When immigrants become U.S. citizens, they swear an oath. We should all be willing to do that. Let’s renew our vows to America: I pledge to be an active American to show up for others to govern... Continue »
Washington, DC – The human toll of our failed immigration system and unrelenting deportations mounts every single day.  As the holiday season approaches, the Obama Administration is on track to break yet another deportation record.  The tragic case of Ardany Rosales Lemus illustrates the price of inaction that is... Continue »
New America’s Voice Blog Posts Recap Highlight Moments and Best Pictures from 2013 Washington, DC – 2013 was a big year for immigration reform. Over the last year, a deep and diverse coalition has come together to fight for immigration legislation that would create a new roadmap to citizenship for 11... Continue »
Next Move is on Republicans Washington, DC – Today, President Obama once again signaled flexibility in working with House Republicans on immigration reform, saying  at a Wall Street Journal forum, per a White House pool report, “They’re suspicious of comprehensive bills, but you know what? If they... Continue »
New GOP Member from Louisiana Shows that Conviction, Commonsense and Citizenship Go Together Washington, DC – This past weekend, Republican Vance McAllister won a special election over a Tea Party-backed, Republican state senator to fill the open seat for Louisiana’s 5th congressional district.  Once sworn in as a Member... Continue »
House Republicans’ Strategy on Immigration Is Clear: Do Nothing But Try to Avoid Blame Washington, DC – When it comes to immigration, it’s become clear that House Republican Leadership’s primary objective is not to pass legislation, but avoid blame.  Earlier this week, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH)... Continue »
Washington, DC – On today’s immigration reform “Office Hours”press call, Rep. Luis Gutierrez and other pro-reform advocates discussed the latest immigration developments stemming from the House of Representatives and gave an update on how the pro-reform movement is ramping up the pressure with events across the country. The confrontation... Continue »