Earlier today, immigration law experts and community leaders joined an America’s Voice Google Hangout to discuss two major developments that have unfolded this month: the upcoming Supreme Court decision on DAPA and expanded DACA, and the recent Obama Administration raids targeting Central American refugees. CHIRLA’s Jorge-Mario Cabrera, the National Immigration Law Center’s (NILC) Karen Tumlim,… Continue »

As the Republican Governors and Attorneys General of 26 states play politically-motivated games, their lawsuit blocking the implementation of DAPA and expanded DACA is having real-life consequences for millions of immigrants across the nation. In a must-read piece, Esther Lee of ThinkProgress talks to immigrants whose families would be eligible for DAPA and expanded DACA. These… Continue »

Political Stakes Couldn’t be Higher For GOP In light of the news that the Supreme Court will hear US v Texas, the case to decide the fate of DAPA/DACA expansion executive action immigration programs, key observers and voices are weighing in.  Below are key assessments and voices making the case that the executive action programs are… Continue »

Democratic leaders from Congress, as well as Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, applauded the Supreme Court’s decision today to take up U.S. v. Texas, the legal case that has blocked President Obama’s decision to confer protection against deportation and work permits to millions of immigrant families with deep roots and ties to the United States. Below is… Continue »

With the announcement today that the Supreme Court will take up the Republican-led and politically-motivated lawsuit against DAPA and the expansion of DACA, Iowa immigrant families and children will finally have their day in court. The implementation of DAPA is in sight, but the fight is far from over.  Oral arguments on the case will… Continue »

Earlier today, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear arguments on the DAPA and expanded DACA lawsuit. What does this mean exactly? Finally, immigrant families will have their day in court. If the Supreme Court does the right thing and unfreezes DAPA and the DACA expansion, it will transform the lives of millions of… Continue »

Florida Immigrant Families One Step Closer To Relief This is great news. Finally, Florida immigrant families and children will have their day in court. In 2014, thousands of Floridians breathed a sigh of relief when President Obama announced an expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy and the creation of a related… Continue »

Ohio Families One Step Closer To Immigration Relief This is great news.  Finally, Ohio immigrant families and children will have their day in court. In 2014, thousands of Ohioans breathed a sigh of relief when the President announced an expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy and creation of a related plan,… Continue »

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States decided to take up U.S. v Texas– the legal case that has blocked President Obama’s decision to confer protection against deportation and work permits to individuals who are low priority for immigration enforcement. Following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, responding to this… Continue »

Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will discuss whether to hear U.S. v Texas – the legal case that has blocked President Obama’s decision to confer protection against deportation and work permits to individuals who are low priority for immigration enforcement.  In anticipation, two new must-read pieces assess what’s at stake and why the Supreme Court should take… Continue »