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Republican Judge Calls for Personal Information of Immigrant Youth

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Republican Judge Andrew Hanen issued an outrageous order to the government seeking to collect the personal information of immigrant youth who received three-year work permits under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and who simultaneously reside in the 26 states involved in the United States v. Texas lawsuit.  His […]

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United We Dream Opposes New Symbolic “Dream Act”

Friday, May 13, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Miami Herald reported that Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) plans to introduce the “Recognizing American Children Act” which — like the DREAM Act — would enable some undocumented youth to remain in the country. Luiza Duarte Tanuri, Member of United We Dream’s National Leadership Committee and organizer with Make the Road NY […]

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United We Dream “MigraWatch” Initiative Defends Community Against Immigration Raids

Friday, May 13, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, news broke that the Obama Administration is planning to launch a new wave of raids on immigrant mothers, children and families who fled violence in Central America. Immigrant youth across the country are responding by turbocharging United We Dream’s longstanding initiative to equip the immigrant community with the tools they need […]

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Democrats Must Condemn ALL Obama Administration’s Immigration Raids

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, news broke that the Obama Administration is once again planning to launch a series of heartless raids on immigrant communities. Like previous raids carried out over Christmas and earlier this year, the raids reportedly will target immigrant youth, mothers and others who have fled violence in Central America. Both Democratic candidates […]

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Immigrant Youth Say “R.I.P. GOP”

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, immigrant youth leaders from United We Dream Action chanted, shared their stories & carried a coffin outside the Republican National Committee and Senate offices where Donald Trump met with Speaker Paul Ryan and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, to label the Republicans as Trump’s Party and to  demand an end to hate, […]

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Trump’s Taco Bowl Pander Tastes Terrible

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, Donald Trump released a grinning picture of himself via twitter over a taco bowl for Cinco de Mayo with a message that he “loves Hispanics.” The tweet came one day after Trump doubled down on his promise to force every undocumented immigrant out of the country. Deyanira Aldana, organizer with United […]

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