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Immigrant Youth and Allies Descend on Office of House Speaker Paul Ryan, Demand Ryan Keep His Word That Immigrant Youth & Families Are Safe

Friday, February 17, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, immigrant youth and allies descended on the office of House Speaker Paul Ryan, demanding that he keep his word that beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and immigrant families are safe under the Trump Administration. Over the last month, following orders from the President’s executive orders, agents with […]

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Immigrant Youth Demand Republicans Put An End to Donald Trump’s Mass Deportation Force

Friday, February 17, 2017

Washington, D.C. — Today, news broke of a draft memo by the Trump administration circulating in the Department of Homeland Security that would make 100,000 National Guard Troops’ primary function to terrorize and deport immigrants in 11 states, including: California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. White House Press […]

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UWD to Trump: You Can’t Love Immigrant Youth While You Terrorize Immigrants

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Washington, DC – Donald Trump expressed affection for immigrant youth at a press conference earlier today. Meanwhile, Daniel Ramirez Medina, a DACA beneficiary is being denied his freedom by agents of Trump’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE), mothers like Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos are being deported, women are being processed for deportation after reporting […]

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ICE Must Give DACA Recipient, Daniel Medina, His Freedom Immediately

February 14, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, news broke that Daniel Ramirez Medina, a beneficiary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) has been detained by agents with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) for days.  Beneficiaries of the DACA program like Daniel have been promised a two year reprieve from deportation and a work […]

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Immigrant Youth Demand Mayor Stanton Make Phoenix a Sanctuary of Safety After Local Police Help Trump Regime Deport Phoenix Mom

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Washington, D.C. — Today, Guadalupe García de Rayos, a mom and resident of Phoenix, AZ was deported after 21 years of living and working in the United States, ripped apart from her husband and two U.S. citizen teenage children. Guadalupe is a victim of virulently anti-immigrant Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s unconstitutional immigration raids in 2008, where […]

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Immigrants & Allies Set Eyes On Texas House of Representatives As Senate Republicans Vote to Terrorize Immigrant Communities

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Austin, TX — Today, Texas Senate Republicans shamefully voted along party lines for the anti-immigrant bill, SB 4 which would bring Donald Trump’s nightmare to Texas by undermining sanctuary city policies, criminalizing Texans who stand up for immigrants and unleash racial profiling of immigrants across the state. The anti-immigrant bill was rammed through the Senate […]

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