What’s Happened So Far? In January, the Supreme Court agreed to review United States vs. Texas, the lawsuit blocking implementation of DAPA and DACA+. In February, both sides submitted their briefs to the Court — the Department of Justice on our side, and the Attorney General of Texas, representing... Continue »
New nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, makes clear that immigration matters to Latino voters; that Donald Trump is deeply unpopular with Latino voters; and that the Republican Party’s brand image with Latinos is deeply damaged and getting worse, due in part... Continue »
Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for United States v. Texas, the Republican lawsuit that is blocking DAPA and DACA+. Outside the building, thousands of immigrant families and their allies rallied in support of the executive actions that would finally give millions the chance to live free from the fear of deportation. They... Continue »
Assessing yesterday’s Supreme Court oral arguments in United States v Texas, leading observers keep focusing on the issue of standing in this politically-motivated case. If Chief Justice John Roberts stays consistent in his view of the judiciary as a forum to resolve legal and not political disputes, then the Republican plaintiffs in U.S.... Continue »
Last Sunday, Senator Richard Blumenthal met with a DAPA-eligible family as part of the ongoing “DAPA Dinners” campaign. Ana, her husband Isaias, and their two daughters sat down with Senator Blumenthal in New Haven, Connecticut, just one day before the family traveled to Washington D.C. for the Supreme Court... Continue »
***WEBINAR*** Monday, April 18, 2016 at 5 pm EST Join Google Hangout Online via http://americasvoice.org/Hangout In 2014, Esmeralda Cornejo of Columbus, OH finally won a stay of deportation after a grueling public advocacy campaign.  She found the strength to fight in her children, all U.S. citizens. This Monday, April 18, 2016, the U.S. Supreme... Continue »
As the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear US vs. Texas oral arguments on Monday, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and leading House Democrats held a press conference this morning to stand with families and in support of DAPA and DACA+. “We are here today…because Monday is a very important day for the communities... Continue »
Leading Media Outlets Highlight Key Standing and Chaos Themes Ahead of US v. Texas Immigration Case at Supreme Court With the U.S. Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration executive action case on Monday, leading media outlets are previewing the case and its implications. Many of these new... Continue »
Shadow Sen. Michael Brown, Shadow Sen. Paul Strauss, Shadow Rep. Franklin Garcia, Councilmember Anita Bonds, and Councilmember At-Large Brianne Nadeau hosted the Cinto family in Washington, D.C. yesterday for the latest “DAPA Dinner” event. #DAPADINNER in DC @SenPaulStrauss @SenMDBrown @thebrownlawyer @WashingtonHisp pic.twitter.com/FDqhSNLQbE — Franklin Garcia (@fgarciadc) April 14, 2016 As the... Continue »
It’s time to stop pretending that Speaker Paul Ryan is the Republican Party’s brand new savior in the face of Trumpism. “Paul Ryan would be great for the party and he could certainly win,” declared Sen. Jeff Flake after Ryan announced yesterday he would not be seeking the Republican nomination should... Continue »