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Press Releases & Statements

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.

Child Deaths Reflect Failed Immigration Policies

Weeks after the death of a 7 year old girl in U.S. custody, an 8 year old boy also dies in a federal detention center. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced changes to the way it handles child migrants in custody on Tuesday. Ben Monterroso, executive director of Mi Familia Vota released a statement.

MFV to Trump: policies must protect migrant lives

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced a new Trump administration policy that would displace migrants seeking U.S. asylum in Mexico. Ben Monterroso, executive director of Mi Familia Vota issued a statement.