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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Monday, November 29, 2010
Former GOP Governor, Regent University President, Other Conservatives Highlight Need for DREAM Act
An escalating number of conservative voices speaking out for the DREAM Act underscores the legislation's bipartisan pedigree and its importance for future U.S. competitiveness. Through key editorials in conservative outlets and new Republicans and conservatives calling for its passage, the louder drumbeat signals that momentum is building on behalf of DREAM.
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Thursday, November 18, 2010
National Leaders and DREAM Youth Urge Immediate Action on Bipartisan DREAM Act
The day after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced he will bring the DREAM Act to the floor, as a stand-alone measure, during the lame-duck session, DREAM-eligible youth joined national leaders at the National Press Club to call on Congress to pass the DREAM Act before the end of 2010. Speakers highlighted the importance of passing the DREAM Act and echoed the widespread support for the bill.
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Wednesday, November 17, 2010
National Leaders and DREAM Youth Urge Immediate Action on Bipartisan DREAM Act
This Thursday at noon, DREAM-eligible youth will join national leaders to call on Congress to pass the DREAM Act before the end of 2010. Archbishop Jose Gomez, Co-Adjutor Archbishop of Los Angeles, Chairman, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishop's Committee on Migration, Janet Murguia of National Council of La Raza, Wade Henderson of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and Thomas Saenz of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund will highlight the compelling reasons why the DREAM Act should become law this year.
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Thursday, November 11, 2010
Reid and Pelosi Promise Action on DREAM Act in Lame Duck
The news yesterday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is planning to join Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) in advancing the DREAM Act in the impending session of Congress is welcome news.
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Thursday, November 04, 2010
Polling and Experts Make Clear: Latino Voters Showed Up & Saved the Senate for the Democrats
Latino Decisions and experts in Latino civic participation and immigration reform gathered yesterday on a press conference call to analyze Latino voter turnout in the 2010 elections, assess what motivated Latinos to vote, and answer what Tuesday night's results mean for the future of immigration reform and Latino political engagement. The call also featured a detailed analysis of election night polls in 8 states conducted by Latino Decisions that details how an
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Monday, November 01, 2010
Previewing Latino Turnout: Parties’ Immigration Stances Offer Plenty of Reasons to Vote
In an election season filled with races in which Latino voters could make a difference, Latino Decisions' final weekly tracking poll shows that Latino voters have become more engaged and enthusiastic about voting in the final weeks. While some of this is undoubtedly attributable to increased talk about the election a
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Friday, October 29, 2010
The Immigration “Dirty Dozen”
The 2010 mid-term campaign season is shaping up to be the most vicious, vitriolic election cycle in recent memory. The issue of immigration is a perfect example. Distortions, lies, and stereotypes dominate the airwaves when it comes to immigrants and Latinos. From threats of violence against immigrants to calls for mass deportation, candidates across the country are unleashing a torrent of hate speech that is both alarming and un-American.
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Thursday, October 28, 2010
Uncovered in Arizona: Private Prison Lobby Colludes with GOP Pols to Pass Anti-Immigration Law, Line Their Pockets
As if the content and implications of Arizona's "papers, please" anti-immigration and anti-Latino law were not offensive enough, a new investigative journalism report from National Public Radio adds a shocking and disturbing element to the story. According to NPR's investigation , major private prison contractors were the architects and major financial backers of Arizona's SB1070 legislation.
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Monday, October 25, 2010
One Week Out, New Polling and Immigration Voter Guide Highlight the Power of the Latino Vote
One week before the midterm elections, Matt Barreto of Latino Decisions and Frank Sharry of America's Voice hosted a press call today to review the races Latino voters will help decide on November 2, and present new polling on voter sentiment heading into the mid-term elections.
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Tuesday, October 19, 2010
GOP Attempts to Suppress Latino Vote in Nevada
Following Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle’s outrageous anti-Latino campaign ads, and fumbled attempts to “explain” them to a group of Latino students, a third-party organization with ties to the Republican National Committee is running a new Spanish-language ad in Nevada that tells Latino voters to just stay home.
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