America's Voice

America's Voice -- Harnessing the power of American voices and American values to win common sense immigration reform. The mission of America’s Voice is to realize the promise of workable and humane comprehensive immigration reform. Our goal is to build the public support and create the political momentum for reforms that will transform a dysfunctional immigration system that does not work into a regulatory system that does.

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Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Another Day, Another Batch of Polls Showing GOP Leaders are Out of Step with Public on Immigration
We know we sound like a broken record , but three new polls demonstrate, again, that the Republican presidential contenders are mostly far afield of where the public is on immigration.
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Monday, November 28, 2011
Romney’s 2012 Position on Immigration: Anything Short of Mass Deportation is “Amnesty”
In the recent dustup over Newt Gingrich’s limited but sensible recognition of the simple fact that America will not and should not move to expel 11 million undocumented immigrants, many of whom have lived and worked here for well over a decade, Mitt Romney’s current position on immigration reform has become clear: anything short of mass deportation is “amnesty.”
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011
As Gingrich Dares to Defy the GOP’s Lurch to the Right on Immigration Reform, Romney Campaign Calls for Mass Deportation
At last night’s Republican presidential debate, the issue of immigration erupted . The candidates were finally forced to go beyond their hollow sound bites about securing the border first and to confront the question of what to do with the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently settled in the United States. Newt Gingrich, who has been emerging as the alternative to Mitt Romney, http://americasvoiceonline.org/research/entry/report_why
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Wednesday, October 19, 2011
On Immigration, Romney Has No Soul, Republicans Have No Game, and DHS Has No Clue
Last night’s Republican presidential debate, as expected , featured more fireworks over the issue of immigration and turned into a contest of who could talk tougher on the issue. In an attempt to defend his past household employment of an undocumented worker, Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) explained why he insisted his workforce be legal by http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/1011/Mitt_Romneys_lawn_immigratio... " target
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Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Obama Administration to Tech Elites: “Yes We Can” When Will They Say the Same to Latino Voters?
In anticipation of yesterday’s meeting with President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, the Obama Administration announced policy changes earlier this week designed to facilitate foreign entrepreneurs’ entry and permanent residency in the U.S. Unsurprisingly, elite technology and business leaders from Silicon Valley http://nationaljournal.com/tech/progress-on-immigration-education-key-to... ?
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Monday, July 18, 2011
Now It’s Personal: Why Latino Voters Care So Much About Immigration
New public opinion analysis by Latino Decisions demonstrates that immigration remains salient and motivating for Latino voters in the United States due to their personal connection to the debate. As the polling makes clear, the rise in deportations and ongoing inaction on comprehensive immigration reform will directly affect Latino voters’ political choices in 2012.
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Friday, June 24, 2011
GOP Jobs Agenda Unveiled: Put Unemployed Americans to Work in the Fields
"Grapes of Wrath: the Sequel" is now playing on Capitol Hill. Supported by GOP leadership, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) is promoting his E-Verify program as a "jobs" bill that will ease unemployed Americans’ woes. It’s telling that the first GOP “jobs plan” introduced this year would send unemployed manufacturing workers in Ohio or Michigan to the fields to pick fruit and vegetables.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Marco Rubio Sells out Hispanic Community; Throws Support Behind Smith/Grassley Mass Deportation Plan
Yesterday, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) each introduced their own versions of mandatory E-Verify legislation. Freshman senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is an original cosponsor of the Grassley bill. Following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice:
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Monday, June 13, 2011
New Report Asks: Why Do Elephants Put Their Heads in the Sand?
As the Republican race for the party’s presidential nomination begins and the 2012 cycle kicks off in earnest, the GOP’s stance on immigration and its related ability to compete for Latino voters will be major storylines. In a report released today, Why Do Elephants Put their Heads in the Sand? , America’s Voice examines the GOP presidential candidate positions on immigration , finding that the field tilts hard in the anti-immigrant direction. T
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Thursday, June 02, 2011
The Battle Against Immigrants Continues: Lamar Smith Leads Another Political Showcase Trial to Demonize Immigrants
There he goes again.
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