New editorial and opinion voices are making the case for why now is the time to finally deliver citizenship for essential undocumented workers, including Dreamers and farm workers, and offering reminders why Republicans should support these efforts. An Arizona Republic editorial explicitly addresses why conservatives should support the Dream and Promise Act and The Farm… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the call here.  Earlier today, experts, advocates and impacted individuals gathered on a weekly “Office Hours” press call co-hosted by America’s Voice and We Are Home. Important votes took place this week in the House on HR 6 (The American Dream & Promise Act) and HR 1603 (The… Continue »

As the chattering classes debate the prospects for immigration bills that legalize millions, we want to point out some underappreciated dynamics: Democrats are united in favor of immigrants; the American people favor pro-immigrant policies; and the movement led by immigrants continues to get stronger.  Yesterday, the House of Representatives approved the Dream and Promise Act… Continue »

“It’s time for ‘We the People’ to include all of us”   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice. It’s time for ‘We the People’ to include all of us.   Today, House Democrats stood with the vast majority of Americans to pass legislation to formally recognize millions of undocumented… Continue »

This is the year to put millions of undocumented Americans on pathways to citizenship   This week, the Citizenship for Essential Workers Act was introduced in the House by Reps. Castro and Lieu, and in the Senate by Sens. Padilla and Warren. The legislation would put undocumented essential workers on pathways to citizenship. In addition… Continue »

Time for Republicans to Stand with the American People and Vote Yes   On Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on two immigration bills, the Dream & Promise Act (HR 6) and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (HR 1603). In anticipation, editorial boards, impacted people and advocates are weighing in with urgency. With strong… Continue »

Democrats have introduced a series of immigration bills to create a pathway to legal status for millions of undocumented immigrants in an attempt to fix our decades-old broken system. Votes in the House of Representatives are expected during the week of March 15, 2021, on the American Dream and Promise Act (HR 6) and the… Continue »

You can listen to a recording of the call here   Earlier today, Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA), advocates, public opinion researchers and a DACA recipient gathered on a call to discuss the upcoming votes next week in the House on legislative proposals to create pathways to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. As speakers addressed their hopes… Continue »

President Biden and Democrats are going big, delivering results, and changing lives. Meanwhile, Republicans are stoking fear and furiously trying to distract from the Democrats’ successes and to scuttle progress by deploying strategic racism.  As Biden signs the American Rescue Plan COVID-19 package into law and charts an ambitious schedule for vaccine delivery, Democrats are… Continue »

Since 1990, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been used to give protections for immigrants fleeing natural disasters, political instability, and humanitarian crises.  In addition to granting lifesaving protections to refugees seeking asylum from dangerous conditions, TPS is a beneficial tool that can help create stability and economic recovery through remittances.  In other words: the remittances… Continue »