Yesterday, Nevada legislators held a hearing on SB 538, a bill that would establish an Office of New Americans. We thank Governor Sisolak for spearheading these endeavors, as well as those who stand with us in support of this Office.
Mi Familia Vota is building on its citizenship efforts with “Regálale la Ciudadanía a Tu Mamá,” a Mother’s Day naturalization campaign that encourages immigrant families to give the gift of citizenship. Latino communities and Latino culture, in which mothers are particularly extolled, have been widely attacked during this administration.
Effective April 30, 2019, the Board of Directors of Mi Familia Vota and Mi Familia Vota Education Fund and its Executive Director, Ben Monterroso have agreed to part ways. The Board of Directors thanks Ben for his years of service and wishes him all the best in his future endeavors.
Tomorrow the U.S. House of Representatives will hold the first-ever hearing exclusively focused on paid leave, a significant achievement for advocates who have been working for years toward congressional action on a national paid leave policy.
Assemblyman Thompson was a dedicated public servant and champion for our needs in the Silver State. Nevadans deserve elected officials who share his commitment to our communities. We will honor his legacy by continuing Assemblyman Thompson’s work.
Florida lawmakers have put the rights and wellbeing of Floridians, particularly those of Latinos and immigrants, at risk by passing SB168. This bill is founded on false anti-immigrant ideologies that are being dangerously incorporated into our communities through legislation.
Mi Familia Vota applauds members of the House who voted to pass the first climate legislation this year, H.R.9. Our country is in urgent need of environmental action: climate change is impacting our health, livelihoods, and overall wellbeing.
Mi Familia Vota joins with communities across the United States in celebration of international workers and calls on elected officials at the local, state, and federal level to protect workers’ rights by crafting and supporting policies that bolster their social and economic well-being.
The Texas Secretary of State, David Whitley, will reform the way it identifies voters for investigation of U.S. citizenship and withdraw the election advisory sent to all counties earlier this year, according to a settlement agreement reached today with civil rights groups.
SCOTUS must protect our census as a means to strengthen our democracy. The census is anopportunity for civic engagement available to every person, one of the greatest ways to show ourcivic pride in this country. Mi Familia Vota will work to ensure that all people, includingimmigrant populations, are represented in this count.
On Earth Day, Mi Familia Vota (MFV) will be engaging the Latino community in efforts to promote environmental activism and combat climate change. Each of the six states where MFV has ground operations has a unique set of environmental challenges impacting the health and well-being of Latino communities.
Mi Familia Vota will participate in the Power of Your Vote, a bilingual townhall, organized by NPR’s 1A, Houston Public Media, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, focused on Latinos and the 2020 election.