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Press Releases & Statements

MFV Advises Congress to Act Boldly Against Sham Emergency

President Trump is defrauding the American people with this emergency declaration over a sham border threat to obtain funding for a wall that our country does not need or want. The emergency declaration directly defies Congress, despite the significant amount of money they conceded for a border barrier.

Mi Familia Vota Urges Congress to Reject Anti-Immigrant Funding Bill

We are gravely disappointed that Democrat and Republican members of the House and Senate would negotiate such a calamitous bill. It reflects a complete disregard for the immigrant community and for American values. Members of this committee have negotiated on the false narrative of a border emergency constructed by President Trump; we urge Congress to reject this bill.

Mi Familia Vota Colorado Calls for Support of the Family Act

The Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act, Sponsored by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), was re-introduced today corresponding with the 26th anniversary of the FMLA. The Family Act provides up to 12 weeks of paid leave (partial income) for serious personal or family needs.

Mi Familia Vota Calls for Support of the Family Act

The Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act, Sponsored by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), was re-introduced today corresponding with the 26th anniversary of the FMLA. The Family Act provides up to 12 weeks of paid leave (partial income) for serious personal or family needs.

MFV Calls on Congress to Reopen the Government with a Clean Bill

Our nation should not be torn apart over our president’s determination to build a bigger wall along the US-Mexico border; our government can and should be re-opened by voting on a bill that serves the people of our country and wisely uses our tax money to improve education and healthcare, instead of furthering attacks on our communities. 

MFV Joins Womens March in Celebration of Latina Leadership

We are proud to use our voices to raise the Latinx community’s visibility in this Women’s Wave. The energy that was built this past election cycle must be harnessed to fulfill objectives that benefit the Latinos/Latinas across the nation; the Women’s March is one way that Latinas are leading the way to accomplish this.