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VIDEO: Frank Sharry Addresses The Supreme Court’s Decision In The DAPA/DACA+ Case

In English and Spanish-language videos, America’s Voice founder and executive director Frank Sharry addressed the Supreme Court’s tie decision in United States vs. Texas. As we noted earlier today, while this tie is a tremendous blow to millions of immigrant families who are overdue for relief, over the next few weeks and months we will … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Reacts to Supreme Court Decision In DACA+/DAPA Case: The Fight Is Not Over

Frank Sharry: “If the courts stand in the way for now, we will make sure the politics start to pave the way forward” Today’s tie at the Supreme Court is a tremendous blow to millions of immigrant families who are overdue for relief. They work hard, contribute to America and want only a chance to … Continue reading »

Ohio’s Voice Reacts to Supreme Court Decision in DACA+/DAPA Case

The U.S. Supreme Court failed to reach a precedential decision in the US v. Texas immigration case today.  They deadlocked in a tie, sending the case back to the lower court.  Following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Director of Ohio’s Voice: Today’s tie is a harsh blow to thousands of Ohio immigrants who work hard and just want a … Continue reading »

With Supreme Court Decision on Immigration Imminent, Ohioans Prepare for DAPA Implementation and Rally to Stop One Man’s Deportation

Tomorrow or next Monday, the Supreme Court will finally issue a decision in the United States v Texas immigration case that has put thousands of Ohioans’ lives on hold. Approximately 35,000 Ohio immigrants, many of whom are parents of U.S. citizens, could benefit from the immigration policies announced by the Department of Homeland Security in 2014.  According to a new report from … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform Movement Prepares for DAPA and DACA+ Implementation

As we quickly approach the Supreme Court’s decision on United States v. Texas, the immigration reform movement has been working hard to get ready to implement DAPA and DACA expansion.  America’s Voice Education Fund (AVEF) chronicled some of this work in a blog series called “Ready for DAPA,” featuring members of the Fair Immigration Reform Movement … Continue reading »

Voz Hispana’s Community Forums Bring Valuable DAPA Information to Oregonians

Voz Hispana Cambio Comunitario, an immigration advocacy group in Oregon, has been working to reach out to and prepare the estimated 60,000 DAPA and DACA+ eligible immigrants in Oregon through frequent community forums all over the state. Voz Hispana Cambio Comunitario has been busy planning for and educating people on DAPA and DACA+ since before … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Kenia Calderon: “Four Years After DACA, Our Fight Is Not Over”

Ahead of the upcoming United States v. Texas Supreme Court decision on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, Kenia Calderon, a DACA-mented student at Drake University, reflects on the impact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has had on her life in a new piece for the Des Moines Register.   Calderon notes that, regardless of the Supreme … Continue reading »

CIRI Ready to Activate its Vast Network Come DAPA Decision Day

The Committee for Immigration Reform Implementation (CIRI) has six teams hard at work preparing for the Supreme Court decision on DAPA and DACA+. Through its efforts in outreach and community education, training, advocacy, and technology, CIRI is preparing valuable material on implementation to distribute to its extensive, country-wide network. CIRI is a veteran when it … Continue reading »

Undocumented Women Wait For DAPA Decision: “The Battle For Our Dignity And Respect Is Only The Beginning”

A new op-ed published by Univision earlier this week highlights the immense impact the Supreme Court’s DAPA and DACA+ decision could have on the everyday lives of undocumented mothers and women. Maria Reza, a member of UWD’s University Leadership Initiative, and Miriam Cadenas, a Raiz Volunteer and Promotora de Salud, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky … Continue reading »

CHIRLA, Through Extensive Community Outreach, Prepares Thousands of Californians for DAPA

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) has been working tirelessly with multiple community partners to prepare Californians for DAPA. CHIRLA has an extensive community outreach network, public education department, and training programs for volunteers. CHIRLA’s work in community outreach and public education has reached thousands of Californians through diverse partnerships with … Continue reading »