Find the full recording of the call here.   Washington, DC — Today, Bishop Mark Seitz, Bishop of El Paso and Chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, joined immigration policy experts and advocates on a press call to discuss the latest on... Continue »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week:  Nearly a year ago we wrote, in this very same space, that with or without Title... Continue »
For the past few months, the vitriol aimed at migrants has reached a fevered pitch, spurred on by Republicans pushing racist conspiracy theories. Unfortunately, they suck up a lot of air time. But, there’s another part of the story that needs to be told. It’s about people across the... Continue »
Washington, DC – Judging from predictions from this time last week, the actual post-Title 42 display of a relatively calm and orderly process at our southern border has confounded predictions and disappointed right wing observers rooting for chaos. It’s still early in the post-Title 42 world and factors ranging... Continue »
Week of May 8, 2023 THREE OPPOSITION MESSAGES FROM THE WEEK ‘The Sky is Falling’- the Racist Hysteria Over Title 42: The clock struck midnight on May 11, and the United States is still standing, but the retractions of the hysteria won’t be forthcoming. This week, Fox ran a... Continue »
Washington, DC – While it’s of course still very early in the post-Title 42 world, the official end to the policy last night did not bring the visual scenes of chaos that some had anticipated. In fact, several excellent segments focused on the real stories and humanity of those... Continue »
“We know how to do this. We have processed people through our asylum system and have done so with countless migrants seeking safety…” Vanessa Cárdenas Washington, DC – Today’s overdue end of Title 42 is an opportunity to reset and refocus on what is desperately needed – long-term solutions... Continue »
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Vanessa Cárdenas, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to new asylum restrictions: “The expiration of Title 42 presented an opportunity for a reset on immigration, so it’s unfortunate that President Biden is embracing a policy he once condemned.  Erecting new... Continue »
On May 11, Title 42, the pandemic public health restriction spearheaded bendy Stephen Miller will be lifted. In reality, the policy, which never had an actual public health justification, masqueraded as another terrible immigration policy from the Trump administration for the Biden administration to resolve.  As a result of... Continue »
Organizations across the country are doing tremendous work to welcome asylum seekers and help them as they seek protection in the U.S. and settle into their new lives.  These organizations provide shelter, food, medical care, legal assistance, transportation, and other essential services that help migrants navigate the complex and... Continue »