America's Voice En Español »

America's Voice

 

Legislation

Frank Sharry on Dream and TPS House Votes: “Yesterday, We Moved Towards a More Expansive and Welcoming America”

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, after yesterday’s House Judiciary Committee passage of new and permanent protections for Dreamers, TPS holders and DED recipients. Yesterday, we moved towards a more expansive and welcoming America. The House Judiciary Democrats approved a strong bill that creates a roadmap to citizenship … Continue reading »

Here’s How Advocates Celebrated After the Committee Passage of the Dream & Promise Act

Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee approved the Dream and Promise Act, which would create permanent protections and a path to legalization and citizenship for Dreamers and TPS holders. The bill is one of the most significant pieces of pro-immigrant legislation to be voted on — and passed — in years, and many advocates across the … 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 »

Dream and Promise Act Markup is One Step Forward to Protect Millions Who Call U.S. Home

As the House Judiciary Committee moves tomorrow to mark up legislation aimed at providing permanent protections for millions of Dreamers, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) recipients and their families the Trump administration has thrown into legal jeopardy, America’s Voice reminds Judiciary Members of … Continue reading »

Another Trump Immigration Failure: Jared’s Immigration Book Report Lands with a Thud

The reviews are in and the reviews are harsh for the Rose Garden unveiling of Jared Kushner’s immigration project (to call it a bill would be doing a disservice to real legislative proposals). According to Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice: It turns out, Jared Kushner did unify folks across the political spectrum on … Continue reading »

As Democrats Advance Strong Solutions to Solve Trump’s Chaos at the Border, Trump White House Keeps Embracing Failed Policies (Sorry Jared)

Sharp contrasts on display yesterday between Democrats’ sane solutions and Trump White House’s failures, chaos, and cruelty; contrast will only grow sharper as 2020 looms The contrast between the Trump administration’s ongoing border and immigration failures, chaos, and cruelty and Democrats’ sane solutions were on display yesterday and are set to only grow sharper as … Continue reading »

Senate Democrats Release Plan of Action to Contrast Trump’s Failing Immigration Policy

In his latest column for the Washington Post, Greg Sargent details a new bill set to be introduced by the entire Democratic caucus in the Senate that will be “the basis for a substantive blueprint to respond to the asylum-seeking crisis — and, more broadly, an answer to Trump’s xenophobic and nativist nationalism, a vision … Continue reading »

National Security Groups Send Letter to Congress Urging Passage of Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6)

Congress Must Act to Protect Americans at Home and Interests Abroad A recording of the call is here. Earlier today, national security experts gathered to highlight a letter signed by groups from across the nation explaining the importance of passing the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R. 6) from a national security perspective. The … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Education Fund Supports Introduction of Senate’s Dream Act and Secure Act

New Senate Bills Would Protect Millions from Possible Forced Deportation and Family Separation Today, the Senate is introducing two new bills that will provide permanent protections for those who immigrated to the U.S. as children and have since grown up in the U.S. as well as those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Recommends “YES” Vote on Resolution to Block Trump’s Phony and Unconstitutional Emergency Declaration

News of $1 billion redirected from the Pentagon to building the wall means this whole charade is getting real Later today, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote to override the President’s veto of the resolution to block President Trump’s emergency declaration, giving lawmakers another chance to go on the record with whether to … Continue reading »