On Saturday, federal judge Nicholas Garaufis ruled that Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf was serving unlawfully when he issued this summer’s memo restricting access to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As a result, the DACA program may be  poised to accept first-time applications from tens of thousands of Dreamers who have been… Continue »

Ever since he came down the escalator in 2015, Donald Trump has taken a wrecking ball to the Statue of Liberty, dehumanizing and attacking immigrants at every turn. After four years of enduring cruel and inhumane policies under this administration, after the election was officially called in Joe Biden’s favor many immigrants and advocates expressed… Continue »

Black, Latino, and AAPI Voters Play Key Role in Securing Biden/Harris Victory As underscored by the election results and backed up by the findings of the 2020 American Election Eve poll, the Biden/Harris victory was powered by the turnout and support of African American, Latino, and AAPI voters.  Leading observers are highlighting that not only… Continue »

Frank Sharry Reacts to Biden-Harris Victory   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the evident victory of Joe Biden as the President-elect. Congratulations to President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris. Congratulations to the hardworking campaign staff, volunteers, and organizers. Congratulations to the multiracial majority of Americans… Continue »

On kids separated from parents, Trump: “They are so well taken care of.” Biden: “It violates every notion of who we are as a nation. It’s criminal.” In response to the immigration questions at last night’s debate, Donald Trump revealed who he is and what his administration is about. And Joe Biden revealed who we… Continue »

New and horrifying allegations of forced hysterectomies at an ICE detention facility in Georgia must be investigated swiftly and thoroughly. This cannot be treated as just another outrage. This is the kind of demonization and abuse that must be exposed, repudiated and punished.   Yesterday, several legal advocacy groups filed a whistleblower complaint on behalf of… Continue »

Throughout the 2020 election season, America’s Voice has been tracking xenophobic and racist ads that candidates, campaigns, and PACs are running through our 2020 Ad Watch campaign. Although hateful election rhetoric did not start with Trump, the president’s attacks during his 2016 and 2018 campaigns were some of the most troubling in our nation’s history.… Continue »

Between The Appeals Process & Existing Agreements, Mass Deportations Cannot Happen Before Inauguration Day 2021 That Means Whoever Wins The Presidency On November 3rd Will Likely Decide The Fate of 300,000 Immigrants Who Have Lived Here For Decades Who Are American In Everything But Paperwork Washington DC – The following is a statement from Frank Sharry,… Continue »

Throughout election season, America’s Voice has been tracking xenophobic and racist ads that candidates, campaigns, and PACs are running through our 2020 Ad Watch campaign. Although hateful election rhetoric did not start with Trump, the president’s attacks during the 2016 and 2018 campaigns were some of the most troubling in our nation’s history. Worse, they… Continue »

“This was the best Trump campaign speech your tax dollars could buy.”   In a rah-rah event held at Hitchcock Hall at DHS HQ, unlawfully appointed Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf delivered his “State of the Homeland Address,” which amounted to a Trump campaign rally speech, complete with partisanship, lies, omissions and the presentation of… Continue »