Amidst ongoing focus on his level of support with Latino voters, Joe Biden traveled to Florida yesterday for events in Tampa and Kissimmee, released a plan on how he would support Puerto Rico, and conducted an interview with Telemundo’s José Díaz-Balart in which he reiterated his top immigration priorities.  Alongside a series of other immigration… Continue »

Each Friday through Election Day, we disseminate this memo highlighting the key 2020 developments at the intersection of electoral politics and immigration   Key Immigration Politics Stories Americans stand with Biden-Harris vision for immigrants in America. The “through-line” between Trumpian racism and white nationalist terror attacks. The most anti-immigrant President in history cynically stages a… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director at America’s Voice following the conclusion of the Republican National Convention: Whew. We’re sure glad that’s over. Let’s leave all that in the rear view mirror. It’s time to double down on the work ahead to consolidate the majority determined to achieve a better, more… Continue »

The final night of the Democratic National Convention started with a tone of hope of where we could be a year from now and ended with a call to action so we don’t remain shackled to Trump’s dangerous policies. Although immigration policy was not the theme of the night, several speakers mentioned our rich history… Continue »

With the shift to an entirely virtual event, the Democratic National Convention is a somewhat unorthodox experiment this year as the country adjusts to this new reality of online campaigns. However, despite these constraints, many prominent members of the Democratic party were able to come together over the course of the first two nights of… Continue »

I don’t know if it’s just me, or if the designation of Senator Kamala Harris as running mate for the presumed Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, has generated a collective enthusiasm among a group of us, which is more than evident in the social networks. So much so that if this continues to the polls… Continue »

Juana Esquivel of America’s Voice Responds    Yesterday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris. Juana Esquivel, AV Digital Campaigns Manager, daughter of immigrants and, as a California resident, a constituent of Sen. Kamala Harris, has this to say in response: This is historic and inspiring. As a woman… Continue »

Joe Biden hosted Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny today for an annual St. Patrick’s Day breakfast, and both leaders took the opportunity to call upon Congress to pass immigration reform. Irish-Americans have long had a stake in the immigration reform debate, with the US Council on Irish Immigration hosting another lobby day on Capitol Hill just this… Continue »

Vice President Joe Biden appeared at a ceremonial swearing-in for Latino lawmakers sponsored by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute yesterday, and used the opportunity to express his confidence that immigration reform could and would pass through Congress. “It’s your time,” he told the audience of Latino elected officials, according to ABC News. In Biden’s other… Continue »