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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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Pompano, FL – Community Members To Hold Rally Outside Broward Transitional Center On National Day of Action To Prevent Deportations & Protect Immigrants and Refugees

January 12, 2017

ADVISORY Saturday January 14th @ 12PM EST Pompano, FL – On Saturday, Community members will host a community cultural rally outside of Broward Transitional Center on a national day of action to prevent deportations by winning local policy changes at the state and city level, calling for the creation of sanctuary spaces in churches and […]

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Houston, TX – Immigrant Youth & Allies To Gather in Houston on National Day of Action To Protect Immigrants and Declare Houston is Home in a New Era of Resistanc

January 12, 2017

ADVISORY Saturday, January 14th @ 11 am Houston, TX – Saturday, January 14, DACA youth, immigrant right groups, community members, people of faith, and labor advocates will gather for a National Day of Action to prevent the deportation of Houston immigrants by winning local policy changes for the City of Houston and Harris County, and […]

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