While we may be discouraged by the tie in the DAPA and DACA+ case, we also know our fight for justice is in no way over. National leaders, members of Congress, immigration advocates, and community members alike gathered all around the country to express their commitment to keep our families together, to keep... Continue »
Por Maribel Hastings y David Torres: Tras conocerse que la Corte Suprema de la nación no destrabó las acciones ejecutivas migratorias de 2014, la Acción Diferida para Padres de Ciudadanos y Residentes Permanentes (DAPA) y la Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA plus), éstas fueron algunas... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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.... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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.... Continue »