Washington, DC – Today, on the ninth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 6, the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.” This legislation passed the House in March 2021 on a bipartisan basis and would put millions of Dreamers and TPS… Continue »

Esta semana, hace nueve años, el 15 de junio de 2012, el expresidente demócrata Barack Obama amparó a los Dreamers de la deportación mediante orden ejecutiva, tras una intensa campaña de presión de los propios Soñadores y de organizaciones pro inmigrantes. Obama lo hizo antes de su reelección, cuando buscaría el voto sin haber cumplido… Continue »

Action, Direction and Legalization Required by Congress Washington, DC – June 15th is the ninth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The hundreds of thousands of Dreamers whose lives and futures have been enriched by DACA remind us why expanding opportunities for immigrants not only helps these individuals and their families,… Continue »

We are watching the age-old Cornyn Con unfold in real time Washington, DC – Earlier this week, Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) appeared with Democrats in Texas and Arizona to set up his favorite move – the Cornyn Con.  What’s the Cornyn Con? The silver-tongued, silver-haired Senator from Texas pretends he wants a breakthrough on immigration… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: “What a depressing and revealing spectacle in the U.S. Senate today.  Before Republicans filibustered and defeated a bipartisan commission to investigate the deadly January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, and before the Senate voted on a bill related to our number… Continue »

The GOP’s “border security first” mantra is code for “hell no”   Republicans’ impending filibuster against the bipartisan commission to investigate the deadly January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is the latest reminder that the Trump-ified GOP is getting to no on just about everything. They oppose moves to strengthen our democracy, to investigate… Continue »

During the recent virtual mobilization sponsored by the We Are Home campaign, which has been calling for citizenship for millions of immigrant to be enacted this very year, voices have emerged at all levels echoing the never-ending call so that, this time, the effort is seen through and this long postponed goal is finally realized.… Continue »

Durante la reciente movilización virtual promovida por la campaña We Are Home, con la que se ha instado a luchar por la ciudadanía para millones de inmigrantes y lograrla este mismo año, han surgido voces en todos los niveles que hacen eco de ese llamado permanente para que, en esta ocasión, sí se llegue hasta… Continue »

Sen. Menendez: “All options are on the table for Democrats to deliver a path to citizenship” Rep. Ruiz: “We will not wait and miss an opportunity to move forward with a pathway to citizenship for our workers… that includes a budget reconciliation”  Pelosi, Schumer, Biden Have Previously Expressed Openness To Using the Legislative Procedure To… Continue »

“Todas las opciones están sobre la mesa”   Ayer, la campaña We Are Home llevó a cabo un acontecimiento virtual en el que se mostró la realidad que viven cientos de personas directamente afectadas, entre otros los beneficiarios de DACA, TPS y DED, así como trabajadores agrícolas, empleados esenciales y sus aliados. Ahí, se argumentó… Continue »