Trump took a wrecking ball to our broken immigration system; Biden has begun the formidable job of unwinding the cruelty and building anew   The Biden administration is making progress – reunifying families ripped apart by the Trump administration, better managing the arrival of unaccompanied minors at the border,... Continue »
A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice: “Estados Unidos se encuentra en su mejor momento cuando es fuerte y seguro. Joe Biden abraza la idea del país como un faro de esperanza, libertad y oportunidad. Reconoce las contribuciones de los inmigrantes a lo... Continue »
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,... Continue »
In recent weeks, a combination of factors has raised doubts about President Biden’s commitment to following through on his immigration and refugee agenda. He started strong, but then seemed to pause as his administration struggled to manage an increase in unaccompanied minors at our southern border. The recent wobble... Continue »
With the arrival of President Biden’s first 100 days in office and ahead of his Wednesday night address to Congress, analysts and observers this week are taking stock of the Biden administration’s record and plans moving forward. In contrast to issues such as the President’s handling of COVID-19 and... Continue »
Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), a longtime and leading champion of immigration reform, urged President Biden in a recent Oval Office meeting to get immigration reform done this year, even if it means using budget reconciliation.  Senator Menendez is playing a central role in Senate deliberations to enact pathways to... Continue »
Frank Sharry: “Mr. President, this is the year, now is the time, the power is in your hands. Let’s join together to get this done.”   This Politico story is important: Biden’s open to doing immigration through reconciliation, Hispanic lawmakers say. …During Tuesday’s meeting, members of the CHC asked... Continue »
Yesterday, Politico’s Transition Playbook reported, “Biden’s pollster to Dems: Don’t be afraid to talk immigration.” Conducted by John Anzalone, “one of Joe Biden’s main pollsters in 2020,” it points to a Democratic strategy of leaning in on immigration, rather than backing off. Here’s how Politico writes up the Anzalone... Continue »
The following is by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, a strong supporter of President Biden’s immigration and refugee platform. What lessons should the Biden administration learn from last Friday’s back and forth over refugee numbers? As someone who has been immersed in immigration politics and policy for... Continue »
“We need clear leadership to turn the page on Trump and Trumpism. We did not get that today from our President.” The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice reacting to today’s announcement that the Biden administration will leave the annual cap on refugees... Continue »