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PHOTOS: Advocates Shower Immigrants with Love on Valentine’s Day 

Immigration allies and elected officials across the country took to social media on a day dedicated to love in order to show their love and support for immigrants.  At a time where immigrants are constantly being attacked and dehumanized by the Trump Administration, social media was flooded on Valentine’s Day with tweets and photos honoring … Continue reading »

In Iowa, Latino Voters Have a Reason to Caucus Like Never Before 

The Iowa Caucus is finally here, and America’s Voice has been on the ground in Des Moines telling the story of the 2020 Democratic caucus through the lens of Latino and immigrant voters. Voters of color have often been ignored by mainstream Democrats campaigning in Iowa, a state that is more than 90% white. And … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: One Year Since Remain in Mexico: Immigration Advocates Fight to #RestoreAsylumNow

One year after the Trump Administration implemented the Remain in Mexico (MPP) policy, immigrants and immigration advocates across the country called for a restoration of the U.S. asylum system.  The Remain in Mexico policy, also known as Migrant Protections Protocols (MPP) was created by the Trump Administration as an effort to keep out migrants seeking … Continue reading »

Tennessee: A Red State Keeps Door Open to Refugees

Governor Lee Offers Hope in the Bleak Anti-Immigrant Trump Desert Yesterday, Tennessee’s Republican governor Bill Lee announced that he would keep the state’s doors open to refugees, another powerful example of states and localities standing up for a different vision that the Trump/Stephen Miller effort to slam the door in the face of refugees. Calling … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: New York Makes History By Giving Undocumented Immigrants Driver’s Licenses

Undocumented immigrants in New York can now apply for driver’s licenses in the state.  The “Green Light Law,” which allows all New York residents over the age of 16 to apply for a standard driver’s license regardless of immigration status, went into effect on Monday and hundreds celebrated across DMV offices in the state.  Lines … Continue reading »

American Public Embraces Immigrants — in Stark Contrast to Trump & Miller’s Cruelty

As the Trump administration continues its relentless efforts to keep out and kick out immigrants and refugees, the American public and even some state and local policymakers in the red parts of America. If the Trump administration’s relentless immigration focus has forced a national referendum about the value and contributions of immigrants in America then, … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: DACA Goes Before the Supreme Court

DACA went before the Supreme Court today, in a consolidated case that will determine the future of more than 700,000 Dreamers. Dreamers and advocates showed up in force in front of the Supreme Court, despite the rainy and cold day, and supporters of all stripes joined them. Members of Congress, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and California … Continue reading »

DACA Recipients Are Marching from NY to DC to Say: #HomeIsHere

A major action to bring attention to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has begun, just days before the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments about the future of the program. Over the weekend, some 200 Dreamers, undocumented immigrants, community leaders, allies, and supporters kicked off an 18-day, 230-mile walk from … Continue reading »

Photos: #Lights4Liberty National Day of Action Calls for an End to Horrific Detention Conditions

Yesterday, Americans all across the country protested the horrific conditions migrant children and families are currently facing in immigration detention centers at the border. Public outcry has been simmering for weeks as children have died, while the Trump Administration argued that soap and toothbrushes aren’t necessary to meet basic safety and sanitary standards at detention centers. … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: #CloseTheCamps National Day of Action

Today, rallies and actions took place across the nation to protest the horrific conditions migrant children and families are currently facing in immigration detention centers at the border.  The public outcry comes after the Trump Administration argued that soap and toothbrushes aren’t necessary to meet the basic safety and sanitary standards at the detention centers.  … Continue reading »