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Democrats Continue to Demand A Vote on HR 15. Republicans Defeat it in House Budget Committee

This afternoon, House Democrats continued their efforts to demand a vote on H.R. 15. At a hearing of the House Budget Committee, Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA), offered H.R. 15 as an amendment to the Republican budget. Cardenas spoke in favor of the amendment as did Representatives Kathy Castor (D-FL), Michelle Lujan Grisham D-NM), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Lloyd … Continue reading »

America’s Voice and United Farm Workers Send Special Holiday Cards to Key House Republicans

Immigrants are Working Hard to Make this Holiday Season Special for America, When Will House Republicans Start Doing Their Jobs Too? Washington, DC – While Members of Congress are on holiday recess, immigrants are working hard—as they do every day of the year – in some of our country’s toughest jobs.  We’ve been profiling workers … Continue reading »

House Members Honor Immigrant Veterans, Demand Vote on HR 15

The House members who participated in the Special Orders last night were all Democrats: Rep. Jared Polis (CO-2), Rep. Tony Cardenas (CA-29), Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-20), Rep. Pete Gallego (TX-23), Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-1), Rep. Joe Garcia (FL-26) and Rep. Mark Takano (CA-41). [View the story “House Members Talk Immigration Reform For Veterans: #CIR4VETS” on … Continue reading »

Two New Polls: Voters in Rep. Ross' and Rep. Webster's Districts Looking For Leadership On Immigration Reform

With new calls to action and events across the country, the pressure on House Republicans to pass immigration reform is at an all-time high.  As the pro-reform movement continues to escalate its intensity, new polls of likely 2014 voters in the districts of Florida Republican Congressmen Daniel Webster’s (FL-10) and Dennis Ross (FL-15) district show their … Continue reading »

Join the Digital Day of Action To Demand A Vote On Immigration Reform

America’s Voice is joining the Digital Day of Action to Demand a vote on immigration reform. Here’s the email we just sent to our list: Right now we have a huge opportunity in the House — H.R. 15, an immigration bill with a pathway to citizenship for millions. Today it has the bipartisan support needed … Continue reading »

Cracks in the Dam Blocking Immigration Reform: House GOPer Jeff Denham Co-Sponsors HR15

On today’s “Al Punto” public affairs show on Univisión, hosted by Jorge Ramos, Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) announced that he will become the first Republican to co-sponsor HR 15, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.” The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: “Jeff Denham’s announcement is a … Continue reading »