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Frenzy Over Melania Trump’s Immigration Status Misses the Point

Thursday, August 5, 2016

Washington, DC – Throughout this week, some media outlets have begun a feeding frenzy over Melania Trump’s immigration history. Cristina Jimenez, Co-Founder & Director of United We Dream Action issued the following statement: “Anti-immigrant politics — whether shouted by Donald Trump today or the countless other Republicans over the last 20 years — have never […]

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Immigrant Youth to Democrats: End Deportations, Deliver Relief

July 26, 2016

Descend on Democratic National Convention to Demand Deportation Protections Within First 100 Days, Rein In Dangerous Immigration Agents Philadelphia, PA – Nearly 100 immigrant youth leaders from across the country went to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA this week to tell the country, Secretary Hillary Clinton and Democratic Party leaders that they must […]

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Donald Trump Speech Reaction

July 21, 2016

Cleveland, OH – Tonight, Donald Trump will accept the Republican party’s nomination to run for President of the United States. Advanced copies of Trump’s speech were released today and it reveals the worldview of a dangerous man and words crafted by consultants to some of the world’s most vicious dictators. Cristina Jimenez, Director and Co-Founder […]

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Republicans Launch Full Attack on Immigrant Youth and Families

July 12, 2016

Cleveland, OH – Day one of the Republican Party Convention in Cleveland, OH featured one anti-immigrant speaker after another and the unveiling of the Republican Party Platform which includes language calling for the elimination of deportation protections for hundreds of thousands of immigrant youth, hiking college tuition rates for immigrant students and building a wall […]

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Undocumented Youth Take to the Streets of Cleveland at Republican National Convention

Monday, July 18, 2016

NEXT UP: TUESDAY MORNING FREEWAY BANNER DROP See below for more on the week’s schedule of events Cleveland, OH  – Over 70 immigrant youth leaders from across the country rallied and marched in Cleveland, OH today to warn the country of the dangers of a Trump presidency and to equip the local community with what […]

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Department of Justice Files Motion with Supreme Court to Rehear Historic Deportation Protection Case

Monday, July 18, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, the Department of Justice filed a rare motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to rehear the historic U.S. vs. Texas deportation protection case, which resulted in a split decision among the Court’s current 8 members. Should the court decide to accept the motion, the case would be reheard when the Court […]

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