“He was a practical man who made his decisions with his feet on the ground, but he always also followed his conscience,” says former senior advisor to Harry Reid, José Parra Washington, DC – Former senior advisor to Sen. Harry Reid and longtime colleague of America’s Voice José Parra has published a must-read piece on Sen.… Continue »

Washington, DC — A letter from Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and 32 Senate Colleagues urges the Biden Administration to expand Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to protect vulnerable Central Americans from deportation to unsafe conditions.  As the COVID-19 crisis continues to rage and more than a year after devastating… Continue »

Read New Medium Piece by Frank Sharry HERE Washington, DC – In a new Medium piece, “Fighting for American Democracy Includes Fighting for a Pro-Immigrant America,” America’s Voice Executive Director Frank Sharry notes that “as we reach the one year anniversary of the deadly insurrection on the U.S. Capitol, the story of the threats to… Continue »

Sometimes downtrodden, other times moderately hopeful, the much-delayed immigration reform has been, in contemporary U.S. history, an episode of highs and lows that, if it did not carry with it the lives of millions of human beings, would be nothing more than a minor, anecdotal blip in history. But it turns out that over the… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  Sometimes downtrodden, other times moderately hopeful, the much-delayed immigration reform has been, in contemporary U.S. history, an episode of highs and lows that, if it did not carry with it the lives of millions of… Continue »

Algunas veces alicaída, otras veces medianamente esperanzadora, la postergada reforma migratoria ha representado para la historia contemporánea de Estados Unidos un episodio de altibajos que, si no arrastrara consigo las vidas de millones de seres humanos, no sería más que un tema menor del anecdotario americano. Pero resulta que durante las tres últimas décadas, la… Continue »

Washington, DC — The House approved the Build Back Better bill with immigration reform provisions intact. We are close to delivering long overdue relief for millions of undocumented immigrants who have lived and worked in the U.S. for decades. While the bill does not include the path to citizenship that America’s immigrants have earned, it… Continue »

Washington, DC –  The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, a pro-immigrant advocacy organization. America’s Voice strongly supports the Build Back Better Act and we urge all Members of the House of Representatives to vote ‘yes’ on this bill.  We are pleased the bill includes provisions that offer work… Continue »

With Democrats controlling Congress and the White House, Americans expect Democrats to deliver on just immigration policies, Senator Harry Reid argues in a recent piece in The Hill.  The former Senate Majority Leader notes that his 2010 reelection proved that Democrats can fight and win on immigration. In that race, he took on a rabidly… Continue »

America’s Voice Responds to the Initial Senate Parliamentarian Ruling   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice reacting to the Senate parliamentarian’s ruling on immigration: This isn’t the beginning of the end, this is the end of the beginning. The Parliamentarian ruled on one approach and we believe she… Continue »