Today Vice President Kamala Harris met with DACA recipients and immigrant rights advocates to discuss the devastating DACA ruling from Texas last week and why citizenship must happen this year via reconciliation or other means. These champions of the movement had a simple message: immigrant communities cannot wait any longer for change.  The following are… Continue »

El nuevo ataque contra los Dreamers el fin de semana pasado puede considerarse una muestra más de la ineficiencia intelectual de quienes se oponen a la inmigración de esos miles de jóvenes que no conocen otro país más que Estados Unidos y al que llaman hogar desde hace mucho tiempo. En efecto, la baja capacidad… Continue »

“They use us as ‘piñatas’ – as something political. But we have to stop this. We need something permanent.”  Washington, DC – Dreamers are reacting to Judge Andrew Hanen’s anti-DACA ruling by stressing the urgency of enacting legislation that creates pathways to citizenship for undocumented immigrants this year.  But a permanent solution for those with… Continue »

To discuss, please be in touch with press@americasvoice.org    Momentum is building for a legislative breakthrough on pathways to citizenship this year – an imperative made all the more urgent following Judge Andrew Hanen’s decision issued last Friday that rules DACA unlawful and cuts off approvals of first-time applicants.  Leading Democrats across the party support… Continue »

Congress must deliver pathways to citizenship this year Washington, DC – Following Judge Andrew Hanen’s anti-DACA ruling, leading Democrats are stressing the urgency of delivering legislation that creates pathways to citizenship for undocumented immigrants this year. With millions of futures hanging in the balance, only Congress can enact a permanent solution.  This past week, the… Continue »

Washington, DC –  Compartimos a continuación la reacción de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, al fallo en torno a DACA del juez de distrito de Texas, Andrew Hanen: “DACA pende de un hilo. Las vidas de los jóvenes inmigrantes que son estadounidenses en todo el sentido de la palabra, excepto por los documentos que… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the DACA ruling by Texas Judge Andrew Hanen:  DACA is hanging by a thread.  The lives of young immigrants who are American in all but paperwork are under severe legal threat. It’s only a matter of time before the conservative… Continue »

On DACA’s ninth anniversary, Sun-Times columnist and bureau chief calls out Republicans for blocking progress on Dream and Promise Act Washington, DC – Lynn Sweet, leading political columnist and longtime observer of politics, called out Republicans yesterday in the Chicago Sun Times for ignoring the plight of DREAMers in yesterday’s Senate Judiciary hearing on the… Continue »

Washington, DC – Hoy, en el noveno aniversario del programa de Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron en la Infancia (DACA), el Comité Judicial del Senado llevó a cabo una audiencia sobre H.R. 6, la “Ley de Promesa y Sueño Americano de 2021”. Esta legislación fue aprobada en la Cámara de Representantes en marzo de este… Continue »

Today, on the 9th anniversary of DACA, the Senate Judiciary held a committee hearing on H.R.6, the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.”  Senator Durbin, a long-time champion for Dreamers, opened the hearing highlighting the tremendous impact that DACAmented individuals have on our country. However, in the nine years since the creation of DACA… Continue »