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“We are in the midst of a human rights crisis that should shake us to our core”

Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice issued the following statement: We are in the midst of a human rights crisis that should shake us to our core. We are pursuing cruelty as a matter of policy. This administration, in our name and with our tax dollars, is careening from wanton cruelty to the depths … Continue reading »

While McConnell Blocks Everything in DC, New York State Moves Forward on Driver’s Licenses

Advocates Secure Restoration of Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants in the Empire State New York State passed a bill that will allow everyone, regardless of their immigration status, to obtain a license to drive legally in the state. Advocates for immigrant communities and their allies across the state won a tremendous victory for public safety, … Continue reading »

2020 Elections: Here Are the Democratic Candidates’ Immigration Plans

First published June 13, 2019; last updated August 6, 2019 It has become clear that Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign will use extreme anti-immigrant rhetoric with the hopes of dividing and distracting voters. This is his go-to strategy despite its serious track record of failure, and despite its connection to real-life violence. His xenophobia has … Continue reading »

Elections Matter: House Democrats Take Big Step On Journey to Modernize Our Immigration System

A Powerful Victory for the Common Sense and the Problem-Solving Americans Want from their Elected Leaders Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, regarding yesterday’s passage of the American Dream and Promise Act: For years, Democrats have promised to make immigration reform a priority, and for … 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 »

America’s Voice Recommends Passage of American Dream and Promise Act With No Damaging Amendments

Congress Should Act on the Will of the American People and Pass Permanent Protections for Dreamers and TPS and DED Holders On Tuesday, June 4th, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, which would provide permanent protections for immigrant youth – Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) … Continue reading »

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 »