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Press Releases & Statements

MFV Hosts Nationwide Citizenship Workshops in Honor of Mother’s Day

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.

MFV Announces Executive Director Transition

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.

MFV Nevada Mourns the Passing of Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson

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.

MFV Denounces Florida “Family Separation” Bill SB168

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.

MFV Applauds Support of Bold Climate Action 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 Celebrates International Workers’ Day

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.

Latino Voters’ Rights Protected by Texas Lawsuit

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.

MFV Commits to Climate Change fight on Earth Day

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.