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Does It Take a Manufactured Crisis to Reunite Families and Shed Light on Reckless Enforcement?

Does It Take a Manufactured Crisis to Reunite Families and Shed Light on Reckless Enforcement and Never-Ending Cycle of Deportation? United We Dream Reacts to ICE Release of Detainees in Advance of “Sequestration”   Washington, D.C. – In anticipation of the looming federal budget cuts through so-called sequestration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has directed […]

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United We Dream Reacts to Immigration Drama in Washington, D.C.

United We Dream Reacts to Immigration Drama in Washington, D.C.: Full Steam Ahead on our Push for a Clear Path to Citizenship Washington, D.C. – In response to the leak this weekend of the White House’s draft immigration bill, and the ensuing back-and-forth between politicians about who leaked what or spoke to whom, the largest […]

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DREAMers On the Frontlines of Immigration Debate Make History at State of the Union and Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

Having earned a place at the forefront of the debate over immigration policy, young immigrants are making history and speaking out on behalf of their families and communities to set the terms of the debate. Tonight, Julieta Garibay, a United We Dream leader, was in attendance at the State of the Union, as the guest […]

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United We Dream Leader Julieta Garibay to Attend State of the Union

Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12, Julieta Garibay, a DREAMer, leader in the immigrant youth movement and a founding board member of United We Dream—will attend the State of the Union address. She was invited as the guest of Congressman Marc Veasey (D), who represents Texas’s 33rd Congressional District. Julieta is currently UWD’s DREAM Educational Empowerment Program […]

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In Meeting with President Obama, United We Dreams Calls for End to Out-of-Control Enforcement Policies and Direct Path to Citizenship

Today, Cristina Jimenez, managing director of United We Dream met with President Barack Obama, along with other prominent immigrant rights’ leaders, to discuss immigration reform. Jimenez, who leads the largest immigrant youth-led network in the country, said, “We shared with President Obama our demand that a direct, clear path to citizenship must be at the […]

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United We Dream Welcomes President Obama’s New Vision for Immigration Reform, Will Keep Pushing for Families and Fairness

  Washington, D.C. – Today, President Obama unveiled his plan for immigration reform in a major speech in Las Vegas, stating a commitment to creating a roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and pledging to make immigration reform a top priority for 2013. United We Dream, the largest immigrant youth-led network in the U.S., is […]

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