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Quinnipiac Poll Latest to Find Overwhelming Support for Dreamers Among All Americans, Including Republicans

Washington, DC –  Among the key takeaways in the new Quinnipiac poll: 88% of Americans, and 79% of Republicans, support efforts to allow Dreamers to stay in this country and eventually apply for either citizenship or legal status short of citizenship. 82% of Americans, including 69% of Republicans, back citizenship for Dreamers. Only 10% of Americans … Continue reading »

Federal Judge: Government’s Arbitrary October 5th DACA Renewal Deadline is “Heartless” and “Unacceptable”

DHS should extend October 5th DACA renewal deadline affecting more than 150,000 DACA recipients; Congress should act on Dream Act Washington, DC – Yesterday, at a hearing in a Brooklyn federal court, Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis expressed his frustration with the Trump Administration’s continued support for its arbitraryOctober 5th DACA renewal deadline, which affects more than a quarter of DACA … Continue reading »

New CNN Poll: 82% of Americans, Including 74% of Republicans, Back Protecting Dreamers

Washington, DC – New CNN polling finds overwhelming support for protecting Dreamers, and sharp opposition to a range of Trump immigration policy priorities. By an 82-14% margin overall, and a 74-21% margin among Republicans, Americans back an approach allowing Dreamers to stay in the U.S. and ensure that they are not exposed to deportation. The CNN poll asked: … Continue reading »

New Poll: 91% of Latinos Want Dream Act Passed; Dreamer Debate Will Have Major Political Resonance for Latino Voters

A recording of today’s event is available here. Washington, D.C. – On a press call and webinar held today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Vice Chair Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) joined with Latino Victory Project President Cristóbal J. Alex, Sylvia Manzano, Principal at Latino Decisions, and Frank Sharry, … Continue reading »

Will the GOP Follow Stephen Miller and Block the Dream Act, or Rep. Mike Coffman and Force a Dream Act Vote?

Washington, DC – The Republican Party faces a moment of truth regarding the future of young Americans called Dreamers. They either enact the Dream Act and share in the credit for doing so, or they kill the Dream Act and go down in history as the party that exposed young Americans to deportation to countries … Continue reading »

“On the Dream Act, it’s time for House Republicans to walk the walk and not just talk the talk”

Frank Sharry to House Republicans: Sign the Discharge Petition and Compel a Floor Vote Washington, DC – Yesterday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) signed a discharge petition on behalf of the Dream Act, noting, If House Republicans gave the bipartisan Dream Act an up-or-down vote, we know it would pass. Our nation’s patriotic young Dreamers are an … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry Reacts to the New Senate GOP Dreamer Bill

Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, reacting toreported details of new Dreamer legislation from Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and James Lankford (R-OK) that is set for introduction later today. “Dreamers are young Americans, and the American people want Congress to enact legislation that finally … Continue reading »

Third Episode of Our Podcast “180 Days” is Available Now

This week’s edition of the America’s Voice podcast, “180 Days,” is now available. The weekly podcast will run over the next six months as we approach the March 6, 2018 deadline for DACA. We cover the fight to protect Dreamers and pass the Dream Act – and other immigration news. In the third episode, the … Continue reading »

La urgencia crea una solución para los Dreamers: empresas del país y donantes dan fondos para renovaciones de DACA

Washington, DC – Los estadounidenses quieren que el Congreso apruebe una legislación que ponga a los Dreamers en una vía a la ciudadanía. Las encuestas muestran que incluso el 70% de los votantes republicanos apoya una solución legislativa. La aprobación del Dream Act es algo completamente aceptado. Esto lo evidencian no solamente las encuestas, sino la cifra … Continue reading »

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