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Voto Latino and United We Dream Partner to Keep Immigrant Youth Safe on College Campuses

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Washington, D.C. – November 16, 2016 – Voto Latino, the leading non-profit organization empowering American Latino millennials by engaging them through civic media and United We Dream, the largest immigrant youth-led network in the country will join efforts in organizing youth across the country to protect immigrants and their families from deportation by training young […]

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State of Resilience & Urgency For Immigrants

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7:00 pm eastern

Español Abajo Washington, DC – The most contentious election in a generation is over. Across the country, immigrant youth in orange shirts, and backed by the strength of their convictions, faced the racism of Trump head on in a fight for their lives. United We Dream is calling on our community to learn how to […]

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Immigrant Youth, Families & Friends Host Press Conference On State of Resilience & Urgency

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 12:30 eastern Live Stream Available for Press Off-Site Washington, D.C. – Following an overnight, multi-racial march and rally at the White House, United We Dream leaders and their families will assess the state of politics and discuss what comes next. Gathering at United We Dream, the national network of immigrant youth, they […]

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State of Urgency & Resilience For Immigrants

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 1:00 am eastern

Washington, DC – The most contentious election in a generation is over. Across the country, immigrant youth in orange shirts, and backed by the strength of their convictions, faced the racism of Trump head on in a fight for their lives. Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director and co-founder of United We Dream, issued the following statement: […]

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Immigrant Youth & Families Watch Historic Election Results, Discuss Progress for the Coming Year

November 8, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY & AVAILABILITY Interviews with immigrant community leaders, events, Facebook Live coverage from cities across the country. Washington, DC & Nationwide – Today, undocumented immigrant youth, families, first time and long-time voters and friends across the country will host election night events and be available for interviews across the country. Immigrant youth from across […]

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Undocumented Immigrant Youth Are Getting Out The Vote In County Responsible for More Deportations Than Any Other

Monday, November 7, 2016

Houston, TX — For the last two months, immigrant youth together with civic engagement and immigrant rights organizations have knocked on thousands of doors of Latino and immigrant voters to diversify the electorate and educate the community on the role of the Harris County Sheriff’s Department in immigration enforcement by highlighting the 287(g) program. The […]

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