Today the House Judiciary Committee moves forward a proposal to grant legal permanent resident status – a stepping stone to citizenship – to Dreamers, TPS holders, farm workers and other essential workers. This is yet another step towards enactment of a long overdue breakthrough on immigration reform. Two of the longtime leaders of the Dreamer… 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 observers and outside voices, the drumbeat… 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 injected renewed urgency into the drive… Continue »

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 »

Through Reconciliation, Democrats in Congress gear up to deliver on behalf of Dreamers, TPSers, farm workers and other essential workers Washington, DC – Democrats from across the spectrum are consolidating their position and gearing up to deliver citizenship for millions of immigrants as part of their larger Build Back Better agenda. Leaders from Senator Manchin… 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 »