As the chattering classes debate the prospects for immigration bills that legalize millions, we want to point out some underappreciated dynamics: Democrats are united in favor of immigrants; the American people favor pro-immigrant policies; and the movement led by immigrants continues to get stronger.  Yesterday, the House of Representatives... Continue »
Meanwhile, Democrats Focused on Moving Country Forward   Later today, the House of Representatives will vote on two immigration bills, the Dream & Promise Act (HR 6) and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (HR 1603). Immigrant youth, TPS/DED holders, and farm workers are ready. Democrats in Congress are ready.... Continue »
This is the year to put millions of undocumented Americans on pathways to citizenship   This week, the Citizenship for Essential Workers Act was introduced in the House by Reps. Castro and Lieu, and in the Senate by Sens. Padilla and Warren. The legislation would put undocumented essential workers... Continue »
You can listen to a recording of the call here.  Earlier today, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), the Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship was joined on a press call by Gary Segura of BSP Research and Juan Escalante, a Venezuelan-born DACA recipient and activist with to... Continue »
Immigration polling from America's Voice.
A new national poll conducted by Global Strategy Group, Garin-Hart-Yang and LD, Insights in partnership with and America’s Voice found an electorate eager for Congressional action on immigration and very high levels of support for the major citizenship proposals currently being considered by Congress. The popularity of these... Continue »
A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, immigration experts and advocates convened for a deep dive into Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, introduced to Congress by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA-38), that discussed the implications of the bill and signaled... Continue »
La gente está lista; ahora corresponde al Congreso hacer su tarea   A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, respecto a la presentación del proyecto de Ley de Ciudadanía 2021, encabezada por el senador Bob Menéndez (D-NJ) y la representante Linda Sánchez (D-CA)... Continue »
The public is ready; now it’s up to Congress to act The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice regarding the introduction of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, led by Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) on behalf of President... Continue »
Frank Sharry: “As a nation, we are ready to turn the page on Trump’s hatred for immigrants and show ourselves and the world that we are the welcoming nation we aspire to be.”   In the coming days, Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) are expected... Continue »
As SCOTUS Hears Trump’s Census Apportionment Challenge, Biden Reiterates Support for Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants  The incoming Biden administration continues to highlight its support for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants – the cornerstone of the Biden-Harris immigration vision and a broadly popular policy across the divided electorate. ... Continue »