New polling from Pew Research Center shows that by a 3:1 margin, Americans want a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. This confirms that Republicans are blocking the solutions that the American people want. Continue »
California farmers are confirming what we've been saying for months: the immigration policies proposed by Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-CA), the chair of the House Subcommittee on Immigration, pose an economic danger to California and its agricultural industry. Continue »
Back in the early 80s, during Dan Lungren's first stint in Congress, he supported immigration reform – just like his fellow Californian, then-President Ronald Reagan. But not anymore. Lungren is unabashed about his anti-immigrant views. Continue »
President Barack Obama revisited a key campaign promise when he hosted a White House meeting of elected officials and experts on immigration. But if a major overhaul of the nation's immigration policy is his goal, Republicans in Congress say he shouldn't hold his breath. Continue »
President Obama convened a diverse group of stakeholders from across the political spectrum. The meeting focused on how to engage the American people in a discussion that would create momentum towards the enactment of immigration reform. America's Voice's Executive Director Frank Sharry attended the meeting and provided... Continue »
Elton Gallegly's (R-CA) and the other two amigos (Reps. Lamar Smith (R-TX) and Steve King (R-IA)) have arranged immigration hearings so that it seems as if they're holding them to include a range of topics relating to immigration, but they each follow the same formula: pit different groups against... Continue »
While it is absolutely clear that the GOP has a "Latino problem," new analysis by Latino Decisions, a group which specializes in analyzing Latino voting behavior, shows that Democrats may have their own liabilities among the fastest growing voter block too. Continue »
In California's 2010 race for Governor, Meg Whitman (R) lost -- and lost the Latino vote to Jerry Brown (D) by a stunning margin of 86-13%. She's now expressing concerns about her party's stance on immigration. Yet, a fellow California, Rep. Elton Gallegly, who chairs the U.S. House... Continue »
Ending the day on a positive note, our neighboring state of Maryland passed an in-state tuition bill for undocumented youth, Tuesday evening. The bill now goes to the desk of Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, who is expected to sign the legislation into law, thereby bringing Maryland communities together. Continue »
Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman said Tuesday that her party must change its approach on immigration if it wants to be successful in California. "My view is that the immigration discussion, the rhetoric the Republican Party uses, is not helpful; it's not helpful in a state with the... Continue »