This week, as the GOP and right-wing media tried to stir up as much fear as they could with the end of Title 42, Republicans in the House passed H.R. 2, an anti-immigrant bill that perfectly encapsulates the party’s descent into extremism.  As America’s Voice executive director Vanessa Cardenas... 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 »
It’s not a top issue for most voters, Republicans demagogue migrants to galvanize their base, Democrats employ a consistent both/ad message about security and reform   The 2022 midterms will largely be determined by issues other than immigration, but immigration and the border showed up on the debate stage... Continue »
Key excerpts from leading Democrats candidates when asked questions on immigration on the debate stage and campaign trail    When it comes to paid communications, Democrats’ campaigns have focused on the other concerns that are top of mind for voters as indicated by polls. However, when asked on the... Continue »
Southern Dem vetoes state GOP anti-immigrant bill, shows Democrats how to lean in with courage, conviction and confidence Washington, DC – Gov. Roy Cooper (D-NC) yesterday vetoed legislation that would have forced North Carolina law enforcement to cooperate with ICE. The proposed legislation was passed by the GOP legislature... Continue »
The Nevada primaries on June 14 did not offer election night surprises, but Republicans confirmed they will field a slate of radical nativists across the top of the ticket in November. Adam Laxalt (Senate), Joe Lombardo (Governor), April Becker (NV-03), and Sam Peters (NV-04) all ran on xenophobic fear-mongering... Continue »
Title 42 is an ineffective policy with nothing to do with public health and everything to do with preventing asylum seekers from having meritorious asylum cases heard in a U.S. court. It raises serious issues of racism and discrimination in its application, and this humanitarian disaster, imposed by Donald... Continue »
De cara a los comicios intermedios en noviembre de este año y con la mira puesta en las elecciones generales de 2024, los demócratas tienen una dura tarea por delante para tratar de entusiasmar a los votantes que componen su base. Esto es en gran medida porque el impacto... Continue »
This morning, the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act with significant immigration reform provisions. This bill provides work permits for an estimated 7.1 million undocumented immigrants that have been  in the U.S. for decades it allows them to travel outside the U.S. and also protects them... Continue »
Washington, DC – As the pressure mounts for Democrats to pass the Build Back Better bill – legislation that includes immigration reform measures – Jess Morales Rocketto of the National Domestic Worker Alliance and Alida Garcia of appeared on MSNBC Sunday night with Alicia Menendez to make a... Continue »