You can listen to a recording of the call here.  Earlier today, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), the Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship was joined on a press call by Gary Segura of BSP Research and Juan Escalante, a Venezuelan-born DACA recipient and activist with to... Continue »
Former Trump Organization Workers, Activists, Outraged that Trump Profits Politically and Commercially from Exploiting Immigrants Undocumented immigrants who worked for Donald Trump paid more in taxes than the boss – and they have the receipts to prove it. Sandra Diaz, who was undocumented when working for Trump, tweeted out... Continue »
A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today, undocumented immigrants, advocates, attorneys, and immigration stakeholders gathered on a press call to discuss how immigrant taxes are found to be in the billions but President Donald Trump pays little to none in taxes. Time and time again, we... Continue »
They’re Not Alone – Undocumented Immigrants Pay $11.7 Billion in Taxes Annually  After the revelations broke last night about Donald Trump’s taxes, one of the former Trump undocumented workers that he exploited took to Twitter to highlight her own tax payments and the fact that Trump’s undocumented workers paid... Continue »
In his newest column for HuffPost, Juan Escalante dives into the Democratic party’s failure to truly understand and mobilize Latino voters. According to Escalante, Democrats will continue to run around in circles until they “enshrine issues like immigration reform into the core of their ‘progressive’ values and learn how... Continue »
In his latest column for HuffPost, America’s Voice Communications Manager and DACA-recipient Juan Escalante calls on voters to stand up to Trump and the Republican party’s rampage against immigrants. As the midterms approach, the stakes couldn’t be higher.  As Escalante writes, “This is why voting and becoming active in... Continue »
Rally-goers discuss what's happening with DACA in the courts.
In his latest column  for HuffPost, America’s Voice Communications Manager and DACA-recipient Juan Escalante calls out President Trump for holding a ceremony to celebrate the men and women who have willingly separated thousands of families and for refusing to hold Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border... Continue »
Nearly one year ago, the Trump administration announced the end of the popular and successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. With the Republican Congress unable and unwilling to resolve the future of Dreamers through legislation, it has been left to the courts to intervene. To date, three... Continue »
The following is a response from Juan Escalante, Communications Director of America’s Voice and DACA recipient, on Sessions’ statement regarding Judge Bates’ ruling from Friday on DACA: As an ardent opponent of DACA, it is unsurprising that Attorney General Jeff Sessions would use his anti-immigrant perch at the Department... Continue »
Today, a federal judge ordered DACA to be fully re-started in 20 days. This is a response from Juan Escalante, AV Communications Manager: Once again, the courts reaffirm what immigrants and their allies have always known: the DACA program is good for our country and the administration can’t just... Continue »