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Press Releases & Statements

President Trump Is Unnecessarily Hurting Meat Packing Workers

Trump has long demonized Latinos and immigrants, and now when our country is being sustained by the work of our community, by ordering these meatpacking plants open, he is placing them at further risk. The truth is many of these workers in the meatpacking industry serve our country with pride and distinction. 

Scapegoating Immigrants Is Not A Solution To COVID19 Pandemic

Late on Monday night, President Trump tweeted that he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the United States in an effort to distract voters from his failure of a CoronaVirus response. Mi Familia Vota CEO and Executive Director released a statement in response.

MFV Responds To Challenge Of Civic Engagement In Face Of CoronaVirus

Mi Familia Vota is addressing the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on-field operations including 2020 Census, voter registration, voter education,  GOTV, and citizenship. In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, the safety of our field organizers and staff comes first. We fully acknowledge that this outbreak will have a large impact on our field operations.

The 2020 Census Goes Live Online Today

Mi Familia Vota is moving forward with our vision for 2020, we are empowering civic participation in our elections; we are educating and fighting for full participation in the Census. We are working to ensure that the Latino community is properly counted and adequately represented.

Mi Familia Vota Asks Senator Warren Questions About Latinos Not Asked At Dem Debate

Mi Familia Vota was disappointed when issues like Puerto Rico, Latino representation, and comprehensive immigration reform were barely mentioned during last night's Democratic debate -- in a state where the Latino vote is decisive. In our town hall conversation with Senator Elizabeth Warren, we heard specific commitments missing in the Debate.

MFV & NHLC To Host Get Out The Caucus Town Hall And Candidate Forum

Mi Familia Vota and the Nevada Hispanic Legislative Caucus are proud to bring business owners, the Latin community, the youth and undecided voters together for a mock caucus training in Spanish ahead of the 2020 Nevada Primary. For the first time ever legislators and Mi Familia Vota are hosting a town hall to provide candidates the opportunity to address the Latino community in Las Vegas ahead of our Nevada Caucus Primary on February 22nd. 

We Confront Mayor Pete on Latino Priorities and Lack of Diversity On Campaign 

Today Mi Familia Vota releases the next conversation in our Prioridades2020 ( 2020 Priorities ) accountability campaign, where we discuss Latino Priorities with 2020 Presidential Candidates.  During our interview with Mayor Pete Buttigieg, we heard specific commitments and some disagreements. We had a particularly tough conversation about the diversity of his campaign and his police department.

Mi Familia Vota To Host A Community Event With VP Joe Biden

Mi Familia Vota is excited to announce the latest in our Prioridades 2020 (Priorities 2020) accountability campaign events with Presidential Candidate Joe Biden. With this campaign, we are holding all the presidential candidates accountable, and we are excited to host Vice President Biden at this community event to discuss and have clarity about the priorities of our communities.