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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
In 2010, NCLR found that 43% of immigrants who have the drive and commitment to become fully naturalized citizens cannot due so simply because they do not have the money for it. For months, we’ve been fighting for an inclusive pathway to citizenship for the 11 million aspiring Americans... Continuar »
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee holds its third hearing on “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S.744.” The only witness today is Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano. We’ll be livetweeting from @americasvoice, as will many of our colleagues and allies, using the hashtag... Continuar »
What does it mean to have an inclusive pathway to citizenship for the 11 million? It means keeping Colorado mom, Norma Galindo Gonzalez, together with her friends and family in the only country she calls home. By all accounts, Norma is like every other American. She’s built a home. She has... Continuar »