The Toledo Blade has an editorial out today talking about how Donald Trump-style immigration policies are not just bad politics for the Republican Party, but also bad policy for the country as a whole.  As the editorial board writes: Despite Mr. Trump’s apocalyptic predictions, the number of undocumented immigrants in this country has largely stabilized, and there’s… Continue »

Out of Touch on Policy, Politics and Public Opinion  During the main debate last night, immigration was one of the top issues.  Here’s our take.  Here’s what leading Republican candidates had to say about immigration last night: Donald Trump: “…we need, Jeb, to build a wall, we need to keep illegals out.” Scott Walker: “Secure the border, enforce the… Continue »

For additional details, contact press@americasvoice.org and please check out the America’s Voice 2016 content, including detailed candidate tracking information, at www.americasvoice.org/2016 It’s an article of faith on the Republican campaign trail that the border is out of control and that immigration enforcement is lax – hence, we are experiencing a spike in illegal immigration.  In fact, none of… Continue »

** WATCH PARTY/MEDIA AVAILABILITY** Thursday, August 6th, 8-11pm (Debate starts at 9pm) Moncho’s Bar and Grill, 2317 Denison Avenue, Cleveland Pro-Immigrant Voters, Ohio Immigrants, and Advocates Attending Watch Party Available to Provide Real Time React to GOP Debate  As GOP 2016 presidential candidates—including Ohio’s own Governor—take the debate stage in Cleveland, Ohio, pro-immigrant voters, immigrants,… Continue »

If you follow this blog, you know that a small group of Ohioans went all the way to Iowa to track down our sitting governor, John Kasich (R), who is also running for President.  We had been trying to get a meeting with his office to discuss Ohio’s support for the lawsuit against DACA expansion… Continue »

*** MEDIA AVAILABILITY**** Ohio Immigrant Families Meet with Gov. Kasich and AG DeWine  End Day in Just as Much Limbo as They Started It Cleveland, OH—Yesterday, Ohio immigrants and their U.S. Citizen children, lawyers, and allies headed back to Columbus to meet directly with their Attorney General Mike DeWine and Governor John Kasich in separate meetings. … Continue »

Today, Ohio immigrants, immigration lawyers, and allies are heading back to Columbus to meet directly with their Attorney General Mike DeWine and Governor John Kasich in separate meetings.  Their goal is to communicate the facts about the anti-DAPA/DACA expansion lawsuit that Ohio is supports; talk about the families it impacts; and express their fears in… Continue »

New Report Explores Ohio’s Role As a “Border State”; Highlights What’s At Stake As Gov. Kasich Joins the 2016 Race and the Immigration Debate Remains on National Stage Immigration is already poised to be one of the most talked about topics of the 2016 race. Ohio Governor John Kasich’s (R) recent decision to throw his… Continue »

*** Report Release/Press Call*** Thursday, July 23rd at 10 am ET Dial In: 877-876-9176; Passcode: OHIO New Report Explores Ohio’s Role As a “Border State”; Highlights What’s At Stake As Gov. Kasich Joins the 2016 Race and the Immigration Debate Remains on National Stage Immigration is already poised to be one of the most talked about… Continue »

Ohio Governor John Kasich is set to officially join the Republican presidential field. America’s Voice has released a series of resources that help track and make sense of Kasich’s immigration stance. Read a detailed backgrounder on John Kasich and immigration: http://americasvoice.org/research/meet-2016-gop-candidates-president-positions-immigration/#kasich Press statement and video: “In Iowa, Ohio Immigrant Family Confronts Gov. Kasich on Immigration Lawsuit”: http://americasvoice.org/press_releases/in-iowa-ohio-immigrant-family-confronts-gov-kasich-on-immigration-lawsuit/ Read our… Continue »