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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Thursday, May 26, 2011
Anti-Immigration Forces Try to Convince GOP that Latino Voters Don’t Care About Immigration
The Center for Immigration Studies, an anti-immigration “think tank” founded by FAIR, just published a new post titled “The Hispanic Vote in 2010: No Discernible Trend.” Yes, that’s right, the same group that used its vast expertise on issues like climate change and public health to conclude that immigrants cause global warming and teenage obesity is now remaking itself into an “expert” on the Latino vo
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Monday, May 16, 2011
Shame on Georgia
Last Friday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) placed his state on a perilous path by signing anti-immigration legislation modeled after Arizona’s “papers, please” immigration law.
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Thursday, May 12, 2011
On Dream Act: Rubio Out of Step with Florida Hispanics
Only a week after Florida Hispanics rose-up to defeat an Arizona-like immigration bill in the Florida legislature, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has decided to cast aside the large Florida Hispanic community in favor of the national GOP anti-immigrant platform.
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Monday, May 09, 2011
What the Demise of Florida’s Anti-Immigration Bill Says About the Politics of Immigration
The news that Florida’s state legislature will not advance Arizona-style anti-immigration legislation this year is a welcome development that should puncture several growing myths about the politics of immigration.
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Thursday, May 05, 2011
Illinois Takes Lead on Common Sense Approach to Immigration
Yesterday, the state of Illinois took the lead among states – and the federal government – in advancing common sense positions on immigration reform. The state took a major step forward for sensible immigration policy, offering an important example of how other states should act until Congress finally fixes the system through comprehensive immigration reform. On the same day that Governor Pat Quinn (D-IL) issued a letter to the U.S.
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Thursday, April 14, 2011
Diverse Group of Democrats Line Up for DREAM Act, Call for Administrative Relief for DREAM-Eligible Youth
A broad spectrum of the Democratic Senate caucus yesterday issued a letter to President Obama urging him to use his authority and grant relief from deportation to young people who would be eligible for the DREAM Act. The twenty-two senators wrote that they "would support a grant of deferred action" and other measures to grant relief to qualified DREAM students and reiterated their support for the DREAM Act, which passed the Hous
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Thursday, March 24, 2011
Census Data Shows Surge in Latino Political Power
New data from the U.S.
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
In El Salvador, President Obama Calls for an Immigration System that Keeps Families Together; In America, DHS Separates a Four Year-Old From Her Parents
In El Salvador yesterday, President Barack Obama called for bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform. He also said: “America is a nation of laws, and it is a nation of immigrants. And so our job is to create secure borders, to make sure that we've got a legal immigration system that is effective and is not frustrating for families, doesn't divide families.”
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Friday, March 18, 2011
Even in Arizona? The Costs & Consequences of Anti-Immigrant Policies Lead to Defeat of Measures Proposed by Backer of Arizona’s Infamous “Papers Please” Law
The news out of Arizona is that its Republican-dominated state Senate rejected the latest series of harsh immigration measures. For once, the Arizona GOP said no to their leader, State Sen. Russell Pearce, who wanted to enact a package that has been called SB 1070 on steroids.
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Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Advocates Decry House Republicans’ Attack on All Immigrants – Citizen, Legal Resident, and Undocumented
On Thursday, March 10 th , the House Immigration Subcommittee – led by Reps.
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