Yesterday, United We DREAM hosted a call reiterating what just about everyone has been saying since Mitt Romney lost the presidency to Obama: the Latino vote matters, and the anti-immigrant agenda has failed.  Unless Republicans want to remain uncompetitive for generations to come, they must moderate their positions on... Continue »
The Maryland DREAM Act won broad support in a state referendum this week, which means that Maryland DREAMers will continue to benefit from increased access to higher education in the state.  Thanks to voters in Maryland, the immigrant rights movement took another step forward at the ballot box. According... Continue »
El Gigante despertó y espera resultados en sus temas de interés Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON, DC –  Los votantes latinos de Estados Unidos no sólo prefirieron a Barack Obama sobre el candidato republicano Mitt Romney por cifras abrumadoras sino que al hacerlo enviaron claros... Continue »
If you’re a Maryland voter this Election Day, please also remember to vote FOR Question 4, which will protect the tuition bill widely known as the Maryland DREAM Act!  Here’s EJ Dionne writing about it in this morning’s Washington Post: A “yes” vote on Question 4 would ratify a... Continue »
Yesterday we lifted up a Wall Street Journal article highlighting the DREAMers’ tireless efforts around the nation this election season, and one of the campaigns they’ve worked on the hardest is the Brian Bilbray – Scott Peters race in San Diego.  They even recorded Spanish-language radio ads to to... Continue »
In the last few weeks, much attention has been paid to the importance of the Latino vote and its crucial effects on the upcoming election next week.  Also important are the people who are pushing the Latino vote to turn out—in many cases, DREAMers, who cannot vote but who... Continue »
Yesterday, America’s Voice released an updated analysis of key races where Latino voters and immigration will play a key role. Here’s the information on the the key Senate race in Florida: Candidates: Rep. Connie Mack IV (R) v. Sen. Bill Nelson (D), incumbent Rating: Lean Democratic (Cook Political Report, 10/4/12) Latino Eligible... Continue »
After Arizona passed the viciously anti-immigrant law SB 1070, raising questions about whether the state was legalizing racial profiling, Congressman Brian Bilbray (R-CA) jumped into the fray by claiming that police officers wouldn’t have to resort to race in order to identify undocumented immigrants.  “They will look at the kind... Continue »