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 …

Republican Immigration Framework Leaked

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“Congress must pass a clean Dream Act and stop pumping billions of dollars into the deportation force now.” For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Adam Luna | adam@unitedwedream.org | (202) 796-9372 Washington, DC – Today, news began to leak on the framework of a possible Republican immigration proposal. Greisa Martinez Rosas, Deputy Executive Director for United …

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 …

Deportation Agents Are Hunting Down Our People

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When Trump was elected, we knew that our communities would be under attack in ways we had never seen before, but we were in disbelief at how ruthlessly Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda went into play. It quickly became clear to us that the goal of this administration was to hunt down our people, lock us in detention camps and erase us …

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 …

DACA Renewal – All The Information You Need To Know if You Are Looking to Renew

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Right now, DACA recipients can apply to renew their DACA. However, we do not know how long young immigrants will be able to continue to renew their DACA. Trump decided to end DACA during the first year of his presidency, and although courts have made it possible for renewals to be open again, we do not have sufficient information to …

Here’s What You Should Know About the Supreme Court’s DACA Announcement

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Today the Supreme Court rejected the Trump Administration’s request to skip the Court of Appeals and have the Supreme Court immediately consider the DACA court case that originated in Northern California. This announcement means that the Supreme Court will not take up the case on DACA at this time. The case is now expected to move to the Ninth Circuit …

Republicans Just Shutdown the Government. What Does this Mean for the Dream Act?

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Republicans have just voted to shutdown the government after choosing to stand on the wrong side of history: the side of racism and blocking protections for the millions of immigrant youth at immediate risk of detention and deportation. Trump’s shutdown means that both parties must come to the negotiations table and figure out a pathway forward for immigrant youth across …