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 »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated into English.  As fall approaches, the countdown to the end of 2021 commences and, with it, the possibility that various legislative matters will either be resolved or remain in the pipeline—just one year to the midterm elections in 2022,… Continue »

As fall approaches, the countdown to the end of 2021 commences and, with it, the possibility that various legislative matters will either be resolved or remain in the pipeline—just one year to the midterm elections in 2022, when all eyes will be on electoral politics. Once again, the topic of immigration reform with a path… Continue »

Enabling qualified immigrants to earn green cards satisfies the ‘Byrd rule’ In Roll Call column, immigration policy expert Marshall Fitz makes a strong case for the Senate parliamentarian to say yes to immigration provisions Washington, DC – In a must-read op-ed in Roll Call, Marshall Fitz, managing director of immigration at the Emerson Collective, makes… Continue »

“Este voto es un gran paso. El impulso está aumentando. El país está listo. Y los demócratas están preparados para cumplir, usando todo lo que esté en sus manos como mayoría”. Washington, DC – Anoche, el Senado colocó a Estados Unidos un paso más cerca de la legislación que podría abrir caminos hacia la ciudadanía… Continue »

“This vote is a major step forward. The momentum is building. The country is ready. And Democrats are primed to deliver, using every ounce of their majority.”  Washington, DC – Last night, the Senate moved America one step closer to enacting legislation that creates pathways to citizenship for millions of Dreamers, TPS holders, farm workers… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated in English.  The inclusion of language that would create a path to legalization in the Senate budget plan opens another chapter, this time during the presidency of Democrat Joe Biden, along the obstacle-filled marathon road that… Continue »

La inclusión del lenguaje que proveería una ruta a la legalización en el plan presupuestario del Senado abre otro capítulo, esta vez durante la presidencia del demócrata Joe Biden, de la carrera maratónica con obstáculos que ha sido y es la búsqueda de una reforma migratoria que regularice a millones. Pareciera que se ha conjuntado… Continue »

Vote recommendations From America’s Voice    Today, the Senate considers amendments to the bipartisan infrastructure package. Reportedly, at least two Republican amendments will attempt to add additional immigration-related measures to the legislation. One, offered by Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), would require contractors to use the flawed E-Verify employment verification system to vet employees. Another, offered… Continue »