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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Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Nation’s Immigration System So Broken that Harvard Biology Student is Threatened With Deportation
Few stories more dramatically demonstrate the counterproductive nature of our broken immigration system than that of Eric Balderas .
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Monday, June 14, 2010
Texas GOP Targets Immigrants, Alienates Latinos and Threatens to Become the New California
At their party convention this weekend, Texas Republicans embraced a hard-line anti-immigration stance by calling for an Arizona-like anti-immigrant law, endorsing a mass-deportation policy, and pledging support for a repeal of the birthright citizenship component of the 14 th Amendment. Unfortunately for Texas Republica
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Wednesday, June 02, 2010
The Obama/Brewer Meeting: It’s Not Just About What Arizona Has Done; It’s About What Washington Has Not Done
The news of President Obama’s upcoming meeting on Thursday with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R-AZ) offers an opportunity for President Obama to take back control of the immigration debate. Below are three important points for President Obama to remember as he prepares for the meeting:
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Friday, May 28, 2010
California Republican: Immigration Is 'Killing the Republican Party'
As Republicans continue to embrace anti-immigrant measures like the new Arizona law, block attempts to move forward on a comprehensive immigration reform overhaul, and wage primary campaigns over who can sound tougher on the issue of illegal immigration, the stat
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Monday, May 24, 2010
New Bi-Partisan Polling Shows Americans Want National Action on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
As President Obama prepares to meet with Senate Republicans on Tuesday to discuss prospects for immigration reform and other legislation, new bi-partisan polling on immigration shows that Americans of all political persuasions overwhelmingly support national action on immigration reform, prefer a comprehensive reform approach, and want the federal government to take action now.
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Thursday, May 20, 2010
Obama Administration Immigration Deportations Exceed Bush’s Record
Yesterday's heartbreaking conversation between a second-grade student and First Lady Michelle Obama highlighted the fear and deportation rampant under the broken immigration system. The conversation also drew attention to an underreported fact - that the Obama administration is deporting more immigrants than the Bush administration.
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Wednesday, May 19, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama Questioned by Second Grader Worried About Her Mom’s Immigration Status
Today President Obama and President Calderon of Mexico held a press conference in the Rose Garden. They both spoke about the need for immigration reform and about concerns about the new anti-immigrant law in Arizona. Important but not especially newsworthy.
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Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Washington Take Note: DREAM Students Unafraid to Act on their Beliefs
A series of recent actions by courageous young immigrants has highlighted one of the most egregious parts of our broken immigration system. Under current law, young immigrants who arrive in the U.S. at a young age and grow up as Americans in all but paperwork are denied a shot at the American Dream and threatened with being deported to countries they barely remember.
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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Real Border Sheriffs Get It: Best Way to Secure the Border Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, whose jurisdiction of Pima County, AZ includes Tucson and 123 miles of border with Mexico, is the latest in a chorus of law enforcement voices to oppose the new Arizona anti-immigrant law and to call for sensible federal immigration reform.
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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Latino, Sports, and Progressive Advocates to MLB: Move the 2011 All-Star Game from Arizona!
Prominent organizations fighting against the discriminatory and damaging Arizona anti-immigration law will send a letter tomorrow to Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Bud Selig urging him to remove the 2011 All-Star Game from its scheduled location in Phoenix, AZ and to pressure teams to re-locate spring training games from locations within the state.
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