Press Releases

12/04/12 | Campaign Manager “Regrets” Hard Right Stance on Undocumented Immigrants; Will Republicans in Congress Heed the Lesson?  Matt Rhoades, Mitt Romney’s campaign manager, has added his voice to the ranks of other Republicans lamenting choices the Party made on immigration.  At a forum hosted by the Harvard University Institute of Politics and reported on yesterday, Rhoades […] | Read More »

12/04/12 | In the burgeoning legislative debate over immigration reform, leaders of the DREAMer movement of young aspiring Americans drew an important line in the sand this weekend.  At a conference convened by United We Dream, one of the leading organizations created of, by, and for DREAMers, the organization’s members made it clear that they are fighting […] | Read More »

11/30/12 | Half-Measures and Pretend Solutions Won’t Solve the GOP’s Problem   Some Republicans get it.  Because of the party’s historic losses among Latino voters in the 2012 elections they are calling for the GOP to adopt a new brand image on immigration.  Some still don’t get it.  These Republicans seem to hope that they can do something […] | Read More »

11/29/12 | If GOP Wants to Share the Credit, They Have to Go Bold   As the legislative debate around immigration percolates, the issue of what constitutes real reform is at the heart of the discussion. According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund “real immigration reform means putting 11 million undocumented immigrants on the […] | Read More »

11/29/12 | Updated America’s Voice Report Shows that NV Latinos Nevada Latinos Secured the State for Obama and Influenced Senate and Key House Races Nevada Latinos are rapidly changing politics in a state that only a few years ago was considered solidly red.  After boosting Sen. Harry Reid to re-election in 2010 and saving the Senate for the […] | Read More »

11/28/12 | For a Republican Party in need of a new brand image on immigration and a big change with Latino voters, their initial legislative efforts are not measuring up to the depths of their challenges. Yesterday, retiring Senators Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) introduced the ACHIEVE Act, a more restrictive alternative to the […] | Read More »

11/28/12 | Sparta (Carolina del Norte), 27 nov (EFE).- El juez que lleva el caso del padre deportado de Carolina del Norte, que regresó de México con permiso humanitario, ordenó hoy que se le devuelva la custodia de sus tres hijos menores. En una decisión sin precedentes, el magistrado Michael Duncan determinó que el mexicano Felipe Bautista […] | Read More »

11/28/12 | Updated America’s Voice Report Shows that AZ Latinos Kept Senate Race Competitive and Delivered a Democratic Victory in New 9th Congressional District  Arizona is home to one of the nation’s fastest growing Latino populations, and it is also home to some of the nation’s most extreme anti-immigration laws.  After being targeted by Maricopa County Sheriff […] | Read More »

11/27/12 | America’s Voice Releases Election Scorecard With Wins in 3 of 3 “Races to Watch for Supporters of Immigration Reform” Among the key post-election storylines in Florida is the following: as the state’s sizeable Latino population grows more diverse with every election cycle, the Republican Party is losing their lock on Latino voters who were once […] | Read More »

11/27/12 | Demographics Drive Changes in States and Congressional Districts, With Big Implications for Future Elections  In the lead up to November 6th, America’s Voice tracked a range of competitive House and Senate races where Latino, Asian, and naturalized citizen voters could prove decisive.  A new post-election scorecard from America’s Voice documents how the immigration issue played […] | Read More »

11/27/12 | America’s Voice releases a spotlight on fourteen competitive House races of importance to Latino and Asian voters and all those who care about common sense immigration reform. | Read More »

11/26/12 | Immediately following the 2012 elections, Republican leaders began to talk openly about the stark choice they face as a party: appeal to a diversifying America, or risk extinction as a national party. Evidently, the House GOP missed the memo. | Read More »

11/21/12 | Last weekend, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) criticized Mitt Romney’s post-election “gift” comments and offered advice to the Republican Party regarding its lurch to the right on immigration policy and its thumping by Latino voters: “When you’re in a hole, stop digging. He [Romney] keeps digging.” | Read More »

11/20/12 | In America’s Voice “Races to Watch for Supporters of Immigration Reform,” Four of Five CA Republicans Lost  Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-CA) has long been a leading anti-immigrant Member of Congress.  Rep. Bilbray currently chairs the extremist House Immigration Reform Caucus and is a former lobbyist for the Federation for Immigration Reform (FAIR), which the Southern […] | Read More »

11/19/12 | Immigration reform has cemented its status as the first non-fiscal/budgetary issue on the post-inauguration agenda, with backing for reform continuing to build on the Republican side of the aisle. Over the past few days, a series of Republican governors have joined the Republican House and Senate leaders expressing support for passing real immigration legislation.  Among […] | Read More »

11/15/12 | With immigration reform legislation moving to the top of Washington’s post-inauguration “To Do” list, it’s important to get some things clear from the start regarding workable and humane reform.  The heart of the matter?  What are we as a society going to do with 11 million undocumented immigrants who are settled in America.  The only […] | Read More »

11/14/12 | Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, had the following reaction to President Obama’s immigration comments, made during the President’s first post-election press conference today: “President Obama made it clear that comprehensive immigration reform is a top priority for early 2013.  As he predicted before the election, Latino voters punished the GOP and […] | Read More »

11/14/12 | Momentum keeps building on behalf of immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, “From the President to conservative leaders to the American people themselves, the stampede towards broad immigration reform that will put 11 million new Americans on the road to citizenship is […] | Read More »