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Press Releases & Statements

Mi Familia Vota Endorses the New Deal for New Americans Act of 2019

The New Deal for New Americans Act, legislation that would usher in new policies supporting immigrant rights and integration, was introduced today. The Act was sponsored by U.S. Representatives Grace Meng (NY), Jesús “Chuy” García (IL) and Pramila Jayapal (WA), and has been endorsed by over 65 entities supporting immigrants rights.

MFV Nevada Calls for End of Collaboration between Police and ICE

Our community has invested tremendous resources fighting to end 287(g) program and working to establish greater trust between law enforcement and the immigrant and Latino residents of Nevada. LVMPD and every law enforcement agency must work for all of us in a humane manner.

MFV Participates in Nationwide Climate Strike with Latino Students

Youth across the United States are leading a coordinated school strike to bring attention to the impacts of a rapidly warming planet and climate change. We commend our youth for taking leadership roles in the problems that our nation and our world are confronting today!

MFV California Celebrates Fresno’s Dreamer Support

The City of Fresno voted 5-1 to sign onto an amicus brief for the Supreme Court in support of DACA recipients. We must continue to do more as a city and as a community to stand up for the rights of the others that are all too often under attack.

Citizenship Urged in Nationwide Efforts to Support Immigrant and Hispanic Communities  

National Citizenship Day holds extra significance since President Trump has made significant changes to immigration services over the course of his presidency. These changes have created additional obstacles to an already convoluted process, increasing the need for continued citizenship classes and legal assistance through trusted organizations with ground operations like MFV.