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Yes! Supreme Court Decides to Give Our Families Their Day In Court

January 19, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court decided today to take up Texas vs. US, a case which  this could decide whether or not millions of immigrants are able to live without fear of deportation and have work authorization. At issue is a policy decision made by President Obama in late 2014 to use his authority […]

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36 LGBTQ Organizations Call on President Obama to Stop the Raids, Provide Immediate Relief to Immigrants

January 14, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, 36 national and local organizations representing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people sent a letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security calling for an immediate end to the Administration’s heavy-handed and immoral immigration raids , which have sparked a new wave of terror in immigrant communities across the country. […]

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Obama Says His Conscience is Clean on Immigration

January 13, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told Univision that on immigration, the President goes to bed each night with a “clean conscience.” The statement came amidst widespread condemnation of the Administration’s immigration raids which have left immigrant communities across the country terrified. Yesterday, United We Dream released a new video about […]

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As Obama Prepares for His Final State of the Union, Immigration Raids Cement His Legacy As Deporter-In-Chief

January 12, 2016

Washington, DC – In the wake of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) January 4th announcement of increased immigration enforcement tactics, the United We Dream Deportation Defense Hotline has received disturbing reports of raids, checkpoints and harassment of immigrant families. The raids have been condemned by elected officials including the Democratic leadership in Congress, candidates […]

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As Obama Prepares for His Final State of the Union, Immigration Raids Cement His Legacy As Deporter-In-Chief

January 12, 2016

Washington, DC – In the wake of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) January 4th announcement of increased immigration enforcement tactics, the United We Dream Deportation Defense Hotline has received disturbing reports of raids, checkpoints and harassment of immigrant families. The raids have been condemned by elected officials including the Democratic leadership in Congress, candidates […]

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Dreamers Interrupt Marco Rubio Event in South Carolina

January 9, 2016

Columbia, SC—This morning, Dreamers and immigrant activists interrupted Presidential candidate and Senator, Marco Rubio (R-FL), at the Kemp “Expanding Opportunity” forum in South Carolina, to demand an answer to his attacks on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). As Dreamers and immigration activists began to question Rubio on his anti-immigrant stance, during his […]

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