COVID-19 USCIS Office Closures Guidance

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March 25, 2020 Share this Resource Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email USCIS announced that it is closing its offices to in-person services until at least April 7 and this includes biometrics appointments at the Application Support Centers. In light of these announcements and a Supreme Court decision expected between now and the end …

Healthcare access for Undocumented Folks in the Time of COVID19

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March 19, 2020 Share this Resource Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email In the middle of this pandemic, there is a lot of misinformation and fear being spread in regards to seeking medical assistance. If you feel sick, with symptoms of fever and dry cough, do not be afraid to seek medical assistance and …

How to Convince Your Parents That COVID-19 is a Big Deal

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March 18, 2020 Share this Resource Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email Real talk: some of our parents and loved ones are ignoring social distancing rules during this epidemic. Here are some tactics on how to make them take the threat of COVID-19 seriously: Here’s how to respond if they tell you that the …

How To Talk to Your Loved Ones about COVID-19

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March 18, 2020 Share this Resource Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email Last week, my 81-year-old grandmother went to her city’s downtown multiple times to run errands and it really upset me because she wasn’t taking the threat of this pandemic seriously. This led to a tough conversation about her safety and what we …

Two Things to Keep Communication with Your Loved Ones During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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March 18, 2020 Share this Resource Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email Call them continuously. Like that one time when your parents blew up your phone when you missed your curfew, and share with them the most important news updates. Share ideas of activities to fight boredom. Don’t keep your conversations just only about …

5 Cosas Que Necesitas Saber Sobre DACA Ahora Mismo

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La Corte Suprema escuchará el caso el 12 de noviembre de 2019 y decidirá sobre el futuro de DACA en enero-junio de 2020. Una decisión final sobre DACA de la Corte Suprema podría llegar a más tardar en junio de 2020. Estén atentos para los próximos pasos sobre cómo tomar medidas antes de las audiencias de la Corte Suprema. Visite …

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 …

Undocumented Storytellers at the Writers Guild Initiative

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In 2018, United We Dream embarked on a journey with the Writers Guild Initiative to connect authors, poets, and screenplay writers with immigrant youth to mentor them on creative writing and storytelling. Thirteen writers attended two weekend workshops to tell the stories they’ve never told before — and not just on immigration. Writers put into words their experiences with anxiety …

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 …