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Senate again votes to block Trump’s national emergency

The Senate voted Wednesday for a second time to block President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration, rebuking the president over his attempt to fund a border wall without congressional approval. In a 54-41 vote, the Senate approved a resolution to disapprove of Trump’s emergency declaration, including 11 Republicans. The vote comes after the Trump administration announced … Continue reading »

DHS reinstates medical deferred action, protecting sick immigrants from deportation

#BREAKING: @DHSgov has issued the reinstatement of #MedicalDeferredAction by @USCIS according to an email obtained by WBUR and written by a DHS advisor. pic.twitter.com/ivDLar4TlT — Shannon Dooling (@sdooling) September 19, 2019 Per the email, USCIS is “is resuming its consideration of non-military deferred action requests on a discretionary, case-by-case basis, except as otherwise required by … Continue reading »

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Highlights Trump’s Abuse of Undocumented Workers

Lawyer: “Donald Trump and the Trump organization are running and engaging in a multi-state criminal conspiracy” In a segment titled, “The Well-Documented Case of Trump’s Undocumented Employees” on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, former undocumented employees of the Trump Organization bravely speak out about the abuses they experienced working for President Trump and his family.  … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Celebrates Passage of American Dream and Promise Act

On Day of Bill Passage, Congress Must Not Lose Sight of Importance to Continue Fighting for Immigrants at Risk The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, on the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act that would provide permanent protections for immigrant youth … Continue reading »

The Dream and Promise Act Passes Committee, Heads to House Floor!

The Dream and Promise Act, which would provide a path to legalization and citizenship for Dreamers and TPS recipients, passed out of the House Judiciary Committee today. It’s one of the most major pieces of pro-immigrant legislation to be voted on in years. Next, the bill will head to the House floor, where it will … Continue reading »

The Senate voted to end the national emergency!

In a 59-41 vote, the Senate joined the House in voting on a resolution to reject Trump’s fake national emergency. Donald Trump has said that he will veto this resolution, and it unclear whether the House and Senate have the two-thirds majority to overrule him. But, this is a setback for Trump and a step … Continue reading »

The House voted to end the national emergency!

By a 245-182 vote, the House has voted for a resolution ending Trump’s national emergency. Soon, it will be the Senate’s turn to vote — so call your Senators at 202-224-3121 and tell them to end Trump’s fake national emergency! Read more here.

The longest-running government shutdown ever is over

After 35 days of shutdown, Donald Trump has capitulated and agreed to reopen the government without wall funding. Here’s what our Executive Director Frank Sharry said: Isolated, defeated and desperate, President Trump flew the white flag today. He has finally relented, agreeing to reopen the government he closed and to stop the suffering he caused… … Continue reading »

SCOTUS declines to hear DACA, allowing Dreamers to continue renewing applications

The Supreme Court took no action Tuesday on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a move that requires the government to keep the program going for at least 10 more months. The Trump administration urged the justices to hear appeals of lower court rulings that prevent the government from shutting DACA down. … Continue reading »

Election 2018: Immigrants win big, while Trump / GOP / xenophobia suffer major defeat

Trump’s effort to make 2018 a referendum on immigration mostly didn’t work. Trump demonized immigrants and Democrats in an effort to mobilize his voters, peel off independents and depress Democratic turnout. If it had worked, Republicans would have swept most of the Senate races in Trump states, held the House and limited damage in state … Continue reading »