Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied a request for an emergency stay made by the Department of Justice in the case regarding the President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice. Some 5... Continuar »
Iowa DREAMer Challenges GOP on Immigration As the New York Times reported last week, the Republican Party has increasingly lurched to the right on immigration, following the lead of anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and the most hardline faction of Congress. Monica Reyes, a DACA recipient and co-founder of Dream Iowa,... Continuar »
From Elise Foley comes a must-read piece on the immigration conundrum facing the national Republican Party as it enters the 2016 Presidential election. Following Mitt Romney’s 2012 landslide defeat among Latinos — thanks in huge part to his failed “self-deportation” policy — some GOP strategists realized the party needed... Continuar »
Watch out Steve King, because someone is coming for your crown. In a rant to a conservative shock jock earlier this week, Rep. Dave Brat — who famously toppled former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a stunning primary victory — compared patriotic DREAMers who want to enlist in the... Continuar »
In analysis from the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign titled, “His Original Sin,” Ron Brownstein of National Journal noted that Mitt Romney’s general election chances were all but destroyed by his run to the hardline right during the primary season.  Wrote Brownstein, “Of all Romney’s primary-season decisions, the most damaging was... Continuar »
Yesterday, immigrant families and advocates from nearly 20 states rallied in the streets in support of DAPA, a program that would protect millions of immigrants from deportation and allow them to apply for work permits. Activists gathered in states including Nevada, Texas, New York, and California, where AV’s Maria Ponce... Continuar »
Yesterday, immigrant families, advocates, elected officials, business and faith leaders from across the country rallied together in a National Day of Action in support of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA). Tuesday would have been the first day of DAPA’s implementation, but the program — which would allow... Continuar »
Following is a column by Maribel Hastings, Senior Advisor at America’s Voice, translated from Spanish to English. The original Spanish-language version is available to read here. May 19 was supposed to mark the implementation of the new deferred action program for the parents of U.S. citizens and permanent residents,... Continuar »
The Republican presidential field just can’t seem to avoid stepping in it on immigration.  Every week, nearly every 2016 contender seems to prove our point, that immigration is the GOP’s Kryptonite.  Among some of the recent developments: Chris Christie Calls 70% of Americans “Extreme” on Immigration: Despite carefully cultivating an image as... Continuar »
 In Case There Were Any Doubts, Military DREAMer Votes Shows King and Cohorts Still Rule Republican Party on Immigration Last night, House Republicans—led by the notorious anti-immigrant Reps. Steve King (R-IA) and Mo Brooks (R-AL)—voted, 221-202, to strike out a Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) sponsored amendment in the FY 2016... Continuar »