A recording of the call can be found here Washington, DC – Following up a week of developments, immigration experts hosted a press call and discussed legislative developments in DC and grassroots momentum across the country. The call followed up the #WeCantWait day of action rally and march in DC, the Fast for Freedom taking… Continue »

Over the past four years, Americans watched as Donald Trump used fear and racism to divide our country and expand the inhumane immigration detention system, separate migrant children from their parents, shut down the refugee program and dismantle our asylum system. Biden’s campaign took a different tone as he promised to work with the American… Continue »

Last weekend, dozens of protestors gathered in their cars outside of Karnes County Residential Center — an immigrant family detention facility in Texas — to draw attention to the renewed policy of family separation ICE has started pushing on detained immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although demonstrations are inherently limited during the age of social… Continue »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »