Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated in English.  The inclusion of language that would create a path to legalization in the Senate budget plan opens another chapter, this time during the presidency of Democrat Joe Biden,... Continue »
The inclusion of language that would create a path to legalization in the Senate budget plan opens another chapter, this time during the presidency of Democrat Joe Biden, along the obstacle-filled marathon road that is the quest for immigration reform to regularize millions. It would seem that everything has... Continue »
This is the year for Democrats to deliver on their promises and legalize millions Washington, DC — Lorella Praeli and Hina Naveed, both of whom have lived most of their lives as undocumented immigrants, have written a powerful piece for the New York Times. They talk of their lives... Continue »
Frank Sharry statement on Democratic Budget Resolution Washington, DC – On Monday, Senate Democrats unveiled their $3.5 trillion budget resolution, which is the first step in passing the human infrastructure package via the 51-vote process known as reconciliation. The resolution includes instructions for the Judiciary Committee for $107 billion... Continue »
Vote recommendations From America’s Voice    Today, the Senate considers amendments to the bipartisan infrastructure package. Reportedly, at least two Republican amendments will attempt to add additional immigration-related measures to the legislation. One, offered by Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), would require contractors to use the flawed E-Verify employment verification... Continue »
Leading Democrats continue to build support for delivering citizenship for millions this year via a Democrats-only 51-vote vehicle, such as reconciliation, while outside editorial and local voices offer a reminder of why citizenship is so essential. What looked like a long shot just a few weeks ago, citizenship for... Continue »
President, Democratic leaders come together to fight for citizenship legislation this year on a Democrats-only 51-vote vehicle   Momentum keeps building for pathways to citizenship to be enacted in Congress this year through a Democrats-only 51-vote vehicle. Yesterday, the President and the Vice-President reiterated their commitment to delivering citizenship... Continue »
Washington, DC – Momentum continues to grow behind the push to include citizenship for immigrant youth, TPS holders, farm workers and other essential workers in the reconciliation package. From Democratic elected officials across the country – including governors, mayors, and both Senators and Members of Congress – to leading... Continue »
Frank Sharry: “Democrats stand with the majority of Americans and should lean in to deliver immigration solutions that reflect our shared values and national interests.” Washington, DC – New immigration polling from Gallup finds that over the past quarter century Americans have become increasingly pro-immigrant. The new poll finds:... Continue »
“The time to stand on the sidelines is over. We need everyone all in, now.” –  Dreamer and CHIRLA activist Fatima Flores   One week ago, Judge Andrew Hanen’s anti-DACA ruling threw the lives and futures of Dreamers and their families into turmoil. In turn, this cruel decision has... Continue »