El 15 de junio marca el décimo aniversario de la orden ejecutiva que giró el expresidente Barack Obama creando la Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA), que ha otorgado permisos de trabajo y amparo de la deportación a miles de jóvenes indocumentados que llegaron antes de... 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 »
Vea el anuncio sobre el caso de César Vargas aquí Washington, DC – Un nuevo anuncio televisivo y digital de America’s Voice presenta el caso de César Vargas haciendo un llamado rotundo y directo a la cámara. Cuando era indocumentado, César logró ser abogado. Cuando obtuvo la residencia permanente,... Continue »
There’s no doubt that the migration debate and, of course, the economic issue and the ups and downs of the infrastructure package have captured everyone’s attention these past weeks, just like the COVID-19 pandemic.  But there is another nagging issue that seems to be going unnoticed, even though it... Continue »
No cabe duda de que el debate migratorio y, por supuesto, el tema económico y su estire y afloje por el paquete de infraestructura han arrebatado la atención de todos en estas últimas semanas, tanto como la pandemia de COVID-19. Pero hay un tema que nos pica los ojos... Continue »
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... 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 »
“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 »
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... 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... Continue »