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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Friday, October 15, 2010
Politicians Beware: Your Immigrant Bashing on the Campaign Trail Has Consequences
A federal grand jury has convicted two Pennsylvania men of committing a hate crime in the murder of Luis Ramirez in 2008. The verdict is welcome and long overdue. Now, it’s time for politicians and media personalities to end the hateful rhetoric and immigrant bashing that has created a hostile climate for Latinos and encouraged hate crimes like the murder of Mr. Ramirez.
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Thursday, October 14, 2010
Immigrant Advocates Highlight Efforts to Turn Out Latino, Asian, and Immigrant Voters in Key Battleground States
Today, leaders from immigrant advocacy and civic participation organizations hosted a press call to highlight "Get Out the Vote" efforts to mobilize Latino, Asian, and immigrant voters in a number of battleground states, in time for the mid-term elections. The leaders discussed how the immigration debate is motivating these voters to head to the polls and provided firsthand accounts from the ground. The $5.4+ million engagement and mobilization efforts are targ
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Thursday, October 07, 2010
Lou Dobbs Has a Meg Whitman Problem
The news that Lou Dobbs relied for years on undocumented labor on his sprawling New Jersey estate highlights the rank hypocrisy that characterizes many immigration reform opponents. The Dobbs revelations, coming soon after similar charges levied against California Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman, highlights an uncomfortable truth: many of the same people who block progress toward fixing the broken immigration system are exploiting its dysfunction for their own benefit.
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Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Sharron Angle Immigration Ads Prey on Fear, Crass Stereotypes
Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle has released another racially inflammatory and false ad attacking Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) for his support of federal immigration reform legislation, including the DREAM Act . It is one of the most offensive television ads of the 2010 election cycle to date.
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Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Brian Bilbray, Leader of Republican Anti-Immigrant Caucus, Accuses Democrats Who Support the DREAM Act of Being Accessories to Murder
Representative Brian Bilbray (R-CA), who chairs the House Immigration Reform Caucus, wrote an anti-DREAM Act screed in The Hill that takes anti-immigrant politicking to a new and dangerous low.
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Thursday, September 16, 2010
Why Would Republican Senators Oppose the Bi-Partisan DREAM Act?
Last evening, President Obama capped a momentous day for immigration reform by pledging to fight for the DREAM Act and reiterating his commitment to pursue comprehensive immigration reform.
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Friday, September 03, 2010
Governor Jan Brewer Loses Her Head in Arizona
After getting her head handed to her in a debate this week , Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) has become prime fodder for late night comedians and political satirists.
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Thursday, September 02, 2010
DOJ Suit Shows Sheriff Joe Arpaio Not Above the Law
Today news broke that the U.S. Department of Justice is suing Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio to compel him to turn over documents needed for the federal government's civil rights investigation. Arpaio has denied investigators access to this information for a year and a half.
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Wednesday, September 01, 2010
Warning to Both Parties: Misread the Public on Immigration, Continue to Face Backlash
New polling from Gallup shows that Republicans now have a sizable advantage over Democrats on a range of policy issues, including immigration. When asked if congressional Republicans or congressional Democrats would handle the immigration issue better, Gallup found that the public favors Republicans by a 50% - 35% advantage.
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Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Immigration Policy Gets Welcome Dose of Common Sense
A recent memo from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Assistant Secretary John Morton is rooted in basic law enforcement principles, but it is already being attacked by Administration opponents as “amnesty.” The policy applies only to a defined group of people who are in deportation proceedings, but have already applied for and are about to obtain legal immigration status. It directs ICE to halt their deportation proceedings until a decision is made on the immigration applica
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