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 toughest jobs.  We’ve been profiling workers… 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 my self to help govern my… Continue »

Over the weekend, House GOP leaders have been making positive noises about holding votes on immigration reform next year. We need to keep up the pressure to make sure that happens. So far, those House leaders have allowed only one immigration vote: Steve King’s amendment to defund DACA and deport DREAMers. Here’s how it played… 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 between two teenage activists, Jenni Martinez… Continue »

Yep. Keep Calm. Call John Boehner: 866-584-0896. And, share this post.

The House members who participated in the Special Orders last night were all Democrats: Rep. Jared Polis (CO-2), Rep. Tony Cardenas (CA-29), Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-20), Rep. Pete Gallego (TX-23), Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-1), Rep. Joe Garcia (FL-26) and Rep. Mark Takano (CA-41). [View the story “House Members Talk Immigration Reform For Veterans: #CIR4VETS” on… Continue »

Boehner’s Comments Sow Confusion; Latino Media, Others Strongly Critical Washington, DC – Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) yesterday threw cold water on the prospects of immigration reform, while managing to sow additional seeds of confusion about his intentions for reform: What We Don’t Know – What Is John Boehner Really Saying About Reform?… Continue »

With new calls to action and events across the country, the pressure on House Republicans to pass immigration reform is at an all-time high.  As the pro-reform movement continues to escalate its intensity, new polls of likely 2014 voters in the districts of Florida Republican Congressmen Daniel Webster’s (FL-10) and Dennis Ross (FL-15) district show their… Continue »

This has not been a good week for Republican leaders in the House. Earlier today, 12 immigration advocates were arrested in a peaceful act of civil disobedience in front of the Spokane office of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference. Just hours earlier, young advocates interrupted Speaker Boehner’s breakfast at a DC diner calling… Continue »

America’s Voice is joining the Digital Day of Action to Demand a vote on immigration reform. Here’s the email we just sent to our list: Right now we have a huge opportunity in the House — H.R. 15, an immigration bill with a pathway to citizenship for millions. Today it has the bipartisan support needed… Continue »