Today, the House Judiciary Committee held yet another hearing on whether or not President Obama is enforcing immigration law — contrary to what Republicans keep claiming, he is, to the tune of $18 billion every year.  And Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), a champion of immigration reform and a critic of the House Republicans’ inaction on… Continue »

Yesterday, we wrote about Spanish-language media and the anger they are showing toward House Republicans for not taking action on immigration reform.  Today, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), a champion of reform, took to the House floor to deliver a blistering speech excoriating Speaker Boehner and his caucus for their timidity and short-sightedness.  As Gutierrez says, immigration… Continue »

Data from Recent Polls in Key “Immigration Power Districts” Aggregated and Explained Washington, DC—Today, America’s Voice hosted a briefing to analyze the state of public opinion on immigration reform in key battleground congressional districts. Moderated by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, today’s panel featured David Flaherty of Magellan Strategies who discussed a wave of… Continue »

Washington, DC – On today’s immigration reform “Office Hours”press call, Rep. Luis Gutierrez and other pro-reform advocates discussed the latest immigration developments stemming from the House of Representatives and gave an update on how the pro-reform movement is ramping up the pressure with events across the country. The confrontation between two teenage activists, Jenni Martinez… Continue »

The House members who participated in the Special Orders last night were all Democrats: Rep. Jared Polis (CO-2), Rep. Tony Cardenas (CA-29), Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-20), Rep. Pete Gallego (TX-23), Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-1), Rep. Joe Garcia (FL-26) and Rep. Mark Takano (CA-41). [View the story “House Members Talk Immigration Reform For Veterans: #CIR4VETS” on… Continue »

America’s Voice is joining the Digital Day of Action to Demand a vote on immigration reform. Here’s the email we just sent to our list: Right now we have a huge opportunity in the House — H.R. 15, an immigration bill with a pathway to citizenship for millions. Today it has the bipartisan support needed… Continue »

Big news from some of our progressive allies today. They want action in the House on immigration reform with a path to citizenship – as does America’s Voice. Today, we called on House Democrats to support a discharge petition for immigration reform legislation. Here’s the press release: Progressive Coalition Calls on House Democrats to Introduce… Continue »