Douglas Rivlin: “We must replace GOP political depravity with a modern solution.”    A new CNN op-ed from former HUD Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, “Republicans are politicizing the border and children’s lives,” blasts the GOP for their fear mongering, falsehoods, and politicization of the lives of children from Central America who are… Continue »

Urge Support for Biden-Harris Plan to Achieve Humane and Durable Solutions You can hear a recording of the call here Today, with Republican lawmakers led by Rep. Scalise at the Southern border in McAllen, TX, former HUD Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro joined Jess Morales Rocketto of Care in Action and Frank Sharry… Continue »

For a recording of today’s call, click here. San Antonio, TX – On a press call today, Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro joined local DACA recipients Oscar Hernandez and Damaris Gonzalez, and Mario Carrillo, Director of America’s Voice Texas, to discuss why a legislative solution for Dreamers is so urgent for Texas and America, and… Continue »

By Maribel Hastings, Senior Advisor at America’s Voice The House Judiciary Committee’s first hearing on immigration reform clarified that many Republicans are opposed to a clear path to citizenship. Even Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) identified the “question of the day” as whether there was a third way between two “extremes”: mass deportation and citizenship.… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice WASHINGTON,   DC –   La primera audiencia del panel Judicial  de la Cámara  Baja sobre la reforma migratoria dejó en claro la oposición republicana a una clara vía a la ciudadanía e incluso el presidente del panel, Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), formuló la “pregunta del día” al… Continue »

During the House Judiciary Committee immigration hearing yesterday, Republicans’ attempted to define a policy that offers undocumented immigrants “legal residency but not a path to citizenship” as the “middle-ground option in the debate over immigration” according to the New York Times.  Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) asked, “Are there options we should consider between the extremes of… Continue »

If you can’t watch today’s hearing on immigration in the House Judiciary Committee, follow along on twitter. Tweets by @americasvoice

This week’s Democratic National Convention represented a clean break from the old and discredited conventional wisdom that for Democrats, immigration is an issue best avoided when talking to general election audiences.  Instead, and in contrast to last week’s Republican National Convention, Democrats embraced the new paradigm of immigration politics, one that recognizes that leaning into… Continue »

Ahead of this week’s Democratic National Convention, a series of contrasts are on display regarding immigration policy and politics: Democratic and Republican Party Platforms on Immigration:  On immigration, the RNC’s official platform unveiled last week is a Kris Kobach-driven grab-bag of hardline anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies.  The RNC platform is filled with references to “illegal aliens,” linking undocumented… Continue »