400 Groups Nationwide Urge Congress to Protect Dreamers and TPS and DED Holders

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Washington, DC – One day before the House Judiciary Committee markup of legislation containing protections for immigrant youth known as Dreamers and long-time beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), 400 national, regional, and local groups across the country sent a letter urging Congress to pass the legislation. From grassroots organizations and unions to environmental and …

N.I.R.D.s are cool too 🤓

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Hey, it’s me! Nestor from United We Dream! I’ve been thinking a lot about school lately. When my father was deported, I couldn’t talk about it — I was told to keep quiet because ICE could come and get the rest of my family at any moment. So I didn’t say anything. This all happened when I was a middle schooler. But …

DACA Update: Top 5 Things to Know About DACA Renewals

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On November 5, 2018, the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review orders from three U.S. district courts that require U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to accept DACA renewal applications. The Supreme Court could decide as early as mid-January 2019 whether it will hear the three DACA related cases. Nevertheless, the three district court orders remain in …

DACA in the Courts Timeline

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A court in Washington, DC had previously set a 90-day deadline for the government to respond to the DC court about its decision to end DACA. That deadline has now been extended indefinitely until there is another order from that court, and we do not know when the court will rule. A court in Texas will hear the state’s request …

Deportation Force Profiled and Targeted United We Dream Leaders

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After Immigrant Youth Shut Down Border in Peaceful Protest of Child Detention Camp, Greisa Martinez Rosas, UWD Deputy Executive Director, Profiled, Targeted and Detained by Deportation Force EL PASO, TEXAS – This morning, Greisa Martinez Rosas, United We Dream Deputy Executive Director, and DACA beneficiary, was pulled from the security line at the El Paso International Airport by agents of …

3 things to know about #WhereAreTheChildren

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Hundreds of children and families everywhere are victims to Trump’s deportation force: ICE and CBP. They are responsible for the deportation and separation of thousands of families everyday. The hashtag #WhereAreTheChildren gained attention after a recent report showed nearly 1,500 unaccompanied children are unaccounted for*. However, many of these kids may be with families seeking to stay together and not …

For DACA recipient who needs support

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I’m a DACA Recipient, what do I need to know about President Trump’s Announcement to end DACA and the latest legal challenges? Check out this link: https://unitedwedream.org/2018/01/uscis-begins-to-accept-daca-renewal-applications-again-what-you-should-know/ I need help paying my DACA renewal fees — how can the DACA Renewal Fund help? UWD has provided resources to a number of local partners across the country. Please find that list below and reach …

Information for local service providers  —  The DACA Renewal Fund

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Together with its strategic partners, The United We Dream Network has launched The Renewal Fund: an urgent opportunity to directly support DACA recipients’ renewal efforts. Every dollar raised will go directly to renewal fees for eligible DACA recipients. More detail can be found here. WHERE YOU COME IN: UWD will connect local partners that are ALREADY serving DACA Recipients with funding …

About the DACA Renewal Fund

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On September 5, 2017 the Trump Administration announced an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The lives of more than 800,000 immigrant youth who have benefited from this program over the last 5 years were immediately upended. Without the social security numbers and work permits provided by DACA, these young people are immediately at risk of …