United We Dream Commends Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Decision to Expand Fee Assistance to DACA-mented Dreamers

September 26, 2014 Certain medical colleges express interest in allowing DACA-mented Dreamers to apply WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Association of American Medical Colleges announced today that students who currently benefit from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will now be eligible to receive financial assistance through the AAMC Fee Assistance Program during the medical […]

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United We Dream to White House: Nice Try

Dreamers will not be placated by laughably narrow action to include Dreamers in the military WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, the Department of Defense released a memorandum authorizing the extension of Military Accessions Vital to National Interests (MAVNI) pilot program that would allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to apply for enlistment into the military, […]

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Mothers and Dreamers Arrested Outside of DNC Women Leadership Conference in D.C.

September 19, 2014 Immigrant women protest President’s decision to delay protection from deportation, which leaves millions of families in threat of separation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, during the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership Forum Conference, nine brave women were arrested outside of the Marquis Marriott Hotel, protesting the President’s decision to delay using his […]

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ (CHC) Resolution is a Small Step Forward but Doesn’t Go Far Enough

September 19, 2014 United We Dream reminds CHC and President Obama that waiting is not an option for the Latino and immigrant community WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a resolution released late yesterday, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus condemned President Obama’s decision to delay using his executive authority to provide relief from deportation to millions, and demanded […]

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United We Dream Outraged That Congressional Hispanic Caucus Has Caved to President’s Delay

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As reported earlier today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus backed off its demand that President Obama act on immigration by Thanksgiving, a date that already meant more than 70,000 people will be deported, and have instead pushed the date further back, allowing more families to be torn apart. Julieta Garibay, legislative affairs associate […]

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United We Dream Leaders Arrested Outside of Sen. Harry Reid’s Office, Demand He and Democratic Leaders Call on President to Go Big Now

September 9, 2014 Dreamers sit-in Sen. Reid’s office, Demand Leadership From Democrats WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, United We Dream leaders were arrested outside of the Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) office. The young leaders were arrested while demanding that Sen. Reid show leadership and call on the President to provide relief for our families […]

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BREAKING: Presidente Obama de Acuerdo con Deportar 70000 Más Personas, y Separar Más Familias

6 septiembre 2014 Por promesas incumplidas, Dreamers indignados por falta de liderazgo y decisión del Partido Demócrata y del presidente de retrasar el alivio afirmativo para millones de indocumentados WASHINGTON, DC – Los últimos informes dicen que el presidente Obama ha retrasado una vez más el uso de su autoridad ejecutiva para proporcionar alivio de […]

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BREAKING: President Obama Agrees to Deport 70,000 More People, Separate Countless More Families

September 6, 2014 “Obama’s legacy with our communities: deporter. Dreamers are outraged and will take action until our families are safe.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, reports announced that President Obama has once again delayed using his indisputable executive authority to provide deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants. This clearly political move leaves millions […]

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United We Dream Condemns Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples in Louisiana

September 3, 2014 United We Dream speaks out against the first court ruling for discrimination since Supreme Court Decision on DOMA WASHINGTON, D.C. – United We Dream, the largest and oldest network of undocumented youth in the country, condemns any attempt to validate or perpetuate discrimination against LGBTQ people in the United States. The latest […]

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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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