There’s been a lot of talk in the last few days, first about Darrel Issa’s six-year legalization bill, then about whether there’s still time this year to pass immigration reform at all. Our position remains the same: the GOP needs to take action on immigration reform immediately, or face the... Continuar »
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) is the Chair of the House Judiciary Committee. He introduced the SAFE Act, H.R. 2278, which would criminalize all undocumented immigrants and legalize racial profiling. It’s one of the worst anti-immigrant bills we’ve ever come across, and it’s important that the House GOP either never... Continuar »
This morning, during his speech urging Congress to pass immigration reform, President Obama said that: Good policy is good politics in this instance. And if folks are really that consumed with the politics of fixing our broken immigration system, they should take a closer look at the polls, because... Continuar »
All year, we’ve been warning about the grave political and demographic danger Republicans will find themselves in if they fail to pass immigration reform this year.  According to the Wall Street Journal yesterday, Republicans who oppose immigration reform may also find themselves in financial trouble–with their own Republican campaign... Continuar »
VOXXI: Dems push for immigration reform vote, Boehner ‘hopeful’ it’ll occur By Griselda Nevarez Bloomberg: Republicans After Shutdown Seen Losing Again Defying Immigration By Lisa Lerer & Roxana Tiron NPR: Obama Wants To Pivot To Immigration Reform, But Can It Work? By Mara Liasson Labor Radio: Advocates see realistic... Continuar »
America’s Voice Reacts to President’s Immigration Speech The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to the President’s speech on immigration. Mr. Sharry was in attendance at the White House for the President’s remarks: President Obama’s speech on immigration today presented a... Continuar »
Check it out!  Earlier this month, we released district-level polling finding that supermajorities of constituents in the districts of Reps. David Valadao, Devin Nunes, and Jeff Denham (all Republicans from California) support immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship. Now, we’ve turned those polls into web ads in the districts... Continuar »
Wearing t-shirts that said “DREAM Army,” a group of DREAMers led by the DRM Action Coalition demonstrated in front of the Capitol today in favor of allowing young immigrants to join the armed forces. A press conference followed, during which a collection of Congressmembers from both sides of the... Continuar »
Yesterday, both the Wall Street Journal and Greg Sargent at the Washington Post highlighted that House Republicans are working on legalization bills dealing with the undocumented immigrant population in America.  The Journal reported that both Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) are working on separate legislation,... Continuar »
Produced by NDLON, the ABC Foundation, Interscope Records, Unbound Philanthropies, and La Panda: More about the cast–most of whom have lived or been impacted by the immigrant story: Hareth Andrade Ayala is a immigrants’ rights leader in the state of Virginia. She has spent her teen years traveling across the... Continuar »