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Trump’s Executive Orders Mark Start of Mass Deportation & Reversing Lady Liberty’s Promise

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Donald Trump is expected to sign two massive executive directives to begin the mass deportation of immigrants and reversing Lady Liberty’s promise. Just days after appointing a leader of the designated hate group FAIR as the Chief of Staff at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, Trump is expected to […]

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United We Dream Stands In Loving Solidarity With the Protectors Of Our Water & Land

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Donald Trump issued executive attacks on indigenous peoples and the earth in favor of energy corporations by deciding that the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines would proceed in spite of widespread outrage and community organizing. Eli Cuna, Field Director of United We Dream, issued the following statement, “The defenders at […]

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Remarks of Greisa Martinez Press Conference on Resisting Trump’s Immigration Attacks

January 23, 2016

United States Capitol Building Washington, DC – Today, at the U.S. Capitol, Greisa Martinez joined advocates and Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and advocates from America’s Voice, Faith in Public Life, Center for American Progress Action Fund and the refugee community to speak out against the Trump Administration’s mass deportation agenda. Below […]

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Immigrant Youth to Trump: Don’t Mess With DACA, Don’t Terrorize Immigrants

January 20, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Donald Trump was sworn is as the next President of the United States after leading a campaign of division, racism and hatred. Trump’s remarks were a nationalist call to arms to dehumanized and criminalize immigrants and people of color.  They were devoid of specifics when it came to the future 750,000 […]

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Remarks of Greisa Martinez Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 17, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC – leaders joined together in celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The ceremony was sponsored by the Advancement Project, the Washington National Cathedral and the Episcopal Diocese. Below are comments prepared by Greisa Martinez, Advocacy Director of United We Dream: […]

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In Over 70 Events Nationwide, Immigrants and Allies Of All Backgrounds Defiantly Declare That They Are #HereToStay

January 14, 2017

Contact: Nicky Vogt at 202-331-2389; [email protected] OR Adam Luna at 202-486-3020; [email protected] OR Carlos Vogel at 202-239-2133; [email protected] OR María Ponce at 202-394-2139; [email protected] OR Susana Flores at 915-525-2434; [email protected] OR Maria Fernanda Durand at 240-706-2624; [email protected] Washington, DC  – Today people of conscience all across the world united in defense of immigrants and refugees […]

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