United We Dream to President Obama: Our Community and Our Families Can’t Wait Any Longer

August 29, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, reports surfaced that President Obama could be considering delaying an important announcement that could protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation until after the November midterm elections. Lorella Praeli, Policy and Advocacy Director for United We Dream issued the following statement, “If the President decides to hold […]

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WATCH! Sen. Marco Rubio Finally Does It: Completely Turns His Back on Dreamers and Their Families Sen. Rubio’s latest comments further alienate immigrant and Latino community, as he sides with right-wing, anti-immigrant Members of Congress

08/26/14 ANDERSON, S.C. – Yesterday, leaders from United We Dream confronted Sen. Marco Rubio during a barbecue hosted by Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), in which the Dreamers called out Sen. Rubio on his latest attacks on the immigrant community and Deferred Action. The Dreamers, all from Florida, chanted and shared why Sen. Rubio does not […]

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UWD Confronts, Interrupts Sen. Marco Rubio in South Carolina, Calls Him Out for Recent Attacks on DACA

08/25/2014 ANDERSON, S.C. – This evening, United We Dream leaders confronted Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) during Rep. Jeff Duncan’s (R-S.C.) Fourth Annual Faith and Freedom Barbecue in South Carolina, calling out the Florida senator on his recent attacks on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Republican Party has continually shown a lack of […]

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Dreamers Confront Rep. Paul Ryan in Florida, Ask Why His “Way Forward” Doesn’t Include the Undocumented Community

08/23/2014 KISSIMMEE, FL – This afternoon United We Dream leaders confronted Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) during a book signing as the Wisconsin representative was promoting his new book, “The Way Forward.” The Republican Party has continually shown a lack of leadership on immigration, letting reform languish in the House for more than a year, and […]

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BREAKING: Dreamers y Aliados Riesgan Arresto en el Centro de Transición de Broward en Florida Durante Desobediencia Civil

Jóvenes y familias inmigrantes presionan al presidente Obama que “Deje Ir A Nuestra Gente”, mientras que se prepara para un anuncio histórico sobre la inmigración POMPANO BEACH, FL. – Hoy en día, siete Dreamers valientes y aliados están arriesgando arresto por obstrucción a la entrada del Centro de Transición de Broward en Pompano Beach, FL. […]

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BREAKING: Dreamers and Allies Risk Arrest at Broward Transitional Center in Florida During Civil Disobedience

Immigrant youth and families push President Obama to “Let their People Go,” as he prepares for historic announcement on immigration POMPANO BEACH, FL.. – Today, seven brave Dreamers and allies are risking arrest by obstructing the entrance to the Broward Transitional Center in Pompano Beach, FL. Click here to watch the livestream of the arrests […]

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United We Dream Proves Through Report that DACA is Successful and Calls President Obama to do More

Dreamers Celebrate DACA Policy while calling President Obama to Protect their Parents and the Greater Immigrant Community WASHINGTON, D.C.  - Immigrant youth from across the country will be celebrating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. DACA was implemented two years ago today and it  has provided protection from deportation and work permits to […]

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National Network of Undocumented Youth Stand with Ferguson residents and Brown Family

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Michael Brown, a young African American man, was gunned down by local police officers in Ferguson, Missouri. His death has sparked outrage and protest and the response of the local police was to arm themselves against protestors instead of seeking solutions. Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez, Deputy Managing Director of United We Dream, issued the […]

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GOP Solidifies Immigration Stance: Deport More Dreamers and Refugee Children and Do It as Fast as Possible

August 1, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is a statement from Lorella Praeli, Director of Advocacy & Policy for United We Dream (UWD) in response to today’s House vote on immigration and child refugee issues: “Apparently, exploiting the child refugee issue by blaming DACA and Dreamers and trying to intimidate President Obama from taking […]

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Dreamers Launch Dreams From My Family in Front of White House, to Highlight Stories of Dreamers and Parents

Dreamers call on President Obama to fulfill his promise and extend administrative relief to millions July 28 WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, more than 100 Dreamers and parents descended on Lafayette Park, in front of the White House, and launched Dreams From Our Families to highlight the stories of Dreamers and their parents, and demand […]

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