The following is a reaction statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice. America is at its best when it is strong and confident. Joe Biden embraced the idea of America as a beacon of hope, freedom and opportunity. He recognizes the contributions of immigrants throughout our history, and throughout the pandemic. He understands… Continue »

By Catalina Correa Párraga Latest Update: On March 18, 2021, the United States House of Representatives passed the Dream and Promise Act in a bipartisan vote, bringing millions of immigrants one step closer to a path to U.S. citizenship.  The Dream and Promise Act of 2021 would provide more than 4.4 million Dreamers, individuals eligible… Continue »

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 »

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 »

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 »

TPS Holders & Their Families Are Essential Members of Communities and Economies Studies Show DACA & TPS Holders Contribute $17.4 Billion In Federal Taxes, $9.7 Billion In State & Local Taxes; Possess $75.4 Billion In Spending Power TPS Holders Hold Critical Essential Jobs In Construction and Food Services  Last week, the House of Representatives reintroduced… Continue »