SB4 Break Down

SB4: What You Need To Know  

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5 Things You Can Do to get answers on your DACA being delayed.

Posted on October 25, 2016 by The United We Dream Policy and Advocacy Team Soooooooo we know you’ve been dealing with the headache of DACA delays. There have been a lot of complaints and reports of delayed processing by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). When this happens, DACA recipients risk deportation, losing […]

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Trump Desperately Tries To ‘Soften’ Immigration Plan. We’re Not Buying It.

Posted on August 25, 2016 by The United We Dream Action Honey Badger Squad This article is by our sister organization Since announcing that he’s running for President of the United States, Donald Trump’s campaign has been built around hate. He has called immigrants ‘rapists’ and has called for a ban on Muslim immigrants. In […]

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My Letter to SCOTUS for DAPA and the Expansion of DACA

My name is Sheridan and I live in Austin, TX but was born in Mexico. I’m undocumented. I was eligible for DACA in the summer immediately getting out high school and turning 18. I’ve had DACA since November of 2012. It’s made my life a lot more comfortable – it was the end of excuses […]

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5 Things To Know About Your Health, Rights, and HIV If You’re Undocumented

Posted on April 7, 2016 by The United We Dream Team Having HIV is not a reason to exclude someone from entering the United States, or be deported, but even though this has recently changed, many challenges are still faced by undocumented youth with HIV. Here are 5 things to know: 1) You have the […]

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4 Things You Should Know About Border Patrol Abuses

Posted on April 4, 2016 by The United We Dream Policy and Advocacy Team An organizer with the Minority Affairs Council in McAllen stands in front of a Customs and Border Protection office with a shirt that read: “My Family is Trapped”. © Jassiel Perez | United We Dream In late March, the National Border […]

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Wave of Discriminatory State Legislation Hits LGBTQ Immigrants Especially Hard

Posted on April 4, 2016 by Dani Marrero Hi – Organizer, Aqui Estamos RGV & Zenén Jaimes Pérez – Policy & Advocacy Analyst, United We Dream Dozens of state legislatures across the country proposed and in some cases passed legislation meant to inflict serious harm to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities over […]

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10 Reasons Why We Need Feminism in the Immigrant Rights Movement

Posted on March 31, 2016 by Dani Marrero Hi – Digital Content Fellow, United We Dream This Women’s History month, we’re fighting back against sexism that oppresses the brave and bold women in our movement. At United We Dream, we are committed to not tolerating sexism and misogyny in our movement spaces. Here are 10 […]

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Here’s Why ICE Should Not Renew Contracts That Allow Sheriffs To Become Immigration Agents

Posted on March 17, 2016 by Zenén Jaimes Pérez – Policy & Advocacy Analyst, United We Dream Members of University Leadership Initiative, our affiliate in Austin, demanding an end to 287g outside of a fundraiser that President Obama was attending. This week, an Internal Advisory Committee for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will begin the […]

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My student experience with National Institutions Coming Out Day

By Alejandra Pérez – Society, Ethics, and Human Behavior & American and Ethnic Studies, University of Washington Bothell My name is Alejandra Pérez and I am an undocumented, unafraid, and unapologetic fourth year student at the University of Washington Bothell. I came out as an undocumented immigrant during my senior of high school and ever […]

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5 Proactive Steps for College Administrators to Support Undocumented Students in Your Schools

By Miriam Feldblum – Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students, & Professor of Politics, Pomona College Are you a college administrator? Do you want to support undocumented students in your schools? Student activists and immigrant organizations have been key leaders in pushing for immigration reform, and in challenging colleges and universities to do […]

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Familias Inmigrantes Finalmente Recibirán su Día en la Corte Suprema. ¿Qué es lo que Viene Después?

En Noviembre del 2014, después de años de luchar para parar las deportaciones y mejorar la vida de inmigrantes, nuestra comunidad puso presión en el Presidente Obama para que usara su autoridad para que anunciara DAPA y la expansión de DACA. Nuestra victoria, sin embargo, fue detenida en las cortes desde febrero por una demanda […]

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Immigrant Families Will Finally Get Their Day In the Supreme Court. What Happens Next?

In November 2014, after years of fighting to stop deportations and improve the lives of immigrants, our community pressured President Obama to use his authority to announce the DAPA policy and to expand DACA. Our victory, however, has been stalled in the courts since February because of a political lawsuit from our opponents (aka haters). […]

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How To Guide: Undocumented Students ​&​ Finals Week

Silently and almost without notice, finals week creeps up really slowly, it arrives and hits you fast with the sudden reminder of the 999 papers, projects and exams you have due in a few days. Thankfully UWD has a few tips to help your #SashaFierce throughout this time! 🙂 1. Be assertive. Face this finals […]

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5 Things the President Must Do NOW to Help Immigrants

Immigrants across the country should not have to  live in fear of detention or deportation. As immigrant youth leaders from United We Dream await the final court decision on DAPA and expanded DACA programs, we also are actively organizing to demand that the Obama Administration make the following 5 changes in policy NOW while we […]

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