Alarming reports have revealed that Senate negotiators and the Biden White House could be close to agreeing to a “border security” deal that would actually do nothing to improve conditions at the border. It would instead implement permanent changes that would eviscerate decades of established asylum law, severely limit... Continue »
Mobile billboards circling Capitol Hill this week are urging Congress to reject a GOP proposal that threatens decades of established U.S. asylum law in exchange for funding our allies in Ukraine. “Don’t Trade Trump’s Immigration Agenda for Ukraine Aid,” reads one of the billboards from Casa in Action, The... Continue »
Most of the Republican Members of the House Natural Resources Committee have amplified white nationalist “invasion” and “replacement” conspiracy theories over the last few years. Their rhetoric is inexorably tied to the “Great Replacement Theory” and multiple domestic terrorist attacks that have claimed the lives of dozens of Americans... Continue »
Several House Democratic leaders spoke at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on Thursday to urge the Biden administration to expand temporary protections for immigrants from El Salvador, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.  Temporary Protected Status (TPS) allows immigrants to live and work legally... Continue »
A host of leading voices are urging the Biden administration to protect our immigrant neighbors by redesignating a number of Central American nations for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a humanitarian tool that allows individuals to continue living and working in the U.S. when conditions in their home countries make... Continue »
The Biden Administration has announced that it is moving forward with a proposed asylum ban. The proposed asylum ban would deny asylum to migrants encountered along the U.S. – Mexico border who transited through a country without seeking asylum there first. It is a policy similar to ones that... Continue »
Leading GOP figures and upstart candidates who gathered in Dallas at the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference in early August painted a dark and ominous picture of what the United States would be like under their control. The conference participants, the base of the GOP, cheered authoritarianism, normalized... Continue »
Bill Introduction Is Cynical Politics, Not Good Faith Legislation Washington, DC – Yesterday, South Florida Republican Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar introduced immigration legislation titled “The Dignity Act,” which we characterized as “a press release aimed at immigrant voters in her Florida district … designed to burnish her re-election chances,... Continue »
America’s Voice reacts to Rep. Salazar immigration bill Washington, DC – Today, South Florida Republican Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar introduced immigration legislation titled “The Dignity Act.” Her office describes the proposal as a “reasonable and compassionate approach” that “will finally fix an immigration system that has been broken for... Continue »
Democrats and the Biden administration need to deliver this year Washington, DC – A new report and survey of DACA recipients published by the Center for American Progress (CAP) underscores how pro-immigrant policies like the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program can transform lives and strengthen the country.... Continue »