DACA at Three Years

On June 15, United We Dream celebrated the third anniversary of DACA’s announcement, a program that our community won and now protects close to 700,000 young immigrants from deportation. To celebrate, we asked you to share your success stories and to complete a survey on how DACA has changed your life. Here are the preliminary […]

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Undocumented, Unafraid, Graduate: How Many Undocumented Immigrants are Achieving Their Dreams

I remember my graduation from Loyola University Chicago in 2013. I saved every dollar I made for more than two years to pay for my family’s plane tickets to Chicago so they could see me walk the stage. I also remember doing research and making sure that all my family members knew their rights in […]

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May Day: The History of Immigrant Organizing

In the immigrant rights movement, May 1 has become a day to celebrate and honor our heritage and our personal fight to be recognized in the U.S. I became involved in the fight in 2006 when coordinated action took place all over the country, and millions mobilized in response to the passage of the Sensenbrenner […]

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TX Republicans Set on Eliminating TX Dream Act

If Texas Republican legislators get their way, I won’t be able to complete my education. My name is Maria, and I am an undocumented student attending the University of Texas at Austin (Hook ‘em, Horns!). My goal is to graduate by May of 2016 with my bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric and Writing so I can […]

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Taxes & DACA: What do I need to know?

Tax season is in full swing! Now that you have DACA (and new job opportunities), you need to make sure you file your taxes by April 15, 2015! Check out our tips and resources here! . Read More »

Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students!

Are you an undocumented student striving for your education? Are you looking for scholarships that are open for you, or maybe someone you know? Here are 10 Scholarship Resources open for Undocumented Students! 1. 2015-2016 HENAAC Scholarship HENAAC scholarship recipients continue to pave the way for future generations of Hispanics and lead by example to […]

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Un Juez Acaba de Dictaminar La Demora Temporal de la Acción Ejecutiva de Inmigración. Aquí hay 4 Cosas Que Debes Saber.

El juez de la corte del distrito de Texas, Andrew Hanen, ha mandado que la demanda puesta por 26 estados prosiga, y ha emitido un mandato judicial para retrasar el proceso de aplicación y la protección de deportaciones para millones de inmigrantes que el Presidente Obama anunció el noviembre pasado. ¿Qué es lo que esto […]

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2015 Scholarship Opportunities for Dreamers!

Are you an undocumented student striving for your education? Are you looking for scholarships that are open for you, or maybe someone you know? Here are 8 Scholarship Opportunities open for Undocumented Students! 1. Macaulay Honors Students at CUNY Macaulay Honors College inspires and prepares high achieving students to solve the challenges facing New York […]

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¡ATENCIÓN! Solicitudes para la expansión de DACA empezarán a ser aceptadas el 18 de Febrero!

USCIS anunció que comenzará a aceptar solicitudes para la expansión de DACA en 18 de febrero 2015! ¿Se aplican estas nuevas directrices para usted? ¿Qué significan estos cambios para DACA? ¡Tres cambios grandes! 1. No hay límite de edad! Comenzando el 18 de Feb de 2015, no habrá edad máxima para beneficiarse de DACA; puede […]

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BREAKING: USCIS Just Released Official Details on DACA Expansion! What’s New?

USCIS released OFFICIAL details on the new DACA expansion form. United we Dream is here to break it all down for you. What does it mean and what do you need to know? Five big and awesome changes are happening: 1. No age cap! Starting on Feb 18, 2015, you cannot be too old for […]

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Sen. David Vitter: “I’m a Dreamer too!”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2015 On day of Judiciary Committee hearing for Attorney General, Republicans again attack immigrant communities, deportation relief for millions WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of United We Dream, the nation’s largest network of undocumented youth confronted Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee today for trying to put Dreamers and families […]

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6 Scholarship Opportunities for Undocumented Students!

Are you an undocumented student striving for your education? Are you looking for scholarships that are open for you, or maybe someone you know? Thanks to MyUndocumentedLife Blog for listing the following scholarships in their blog! 1. Becas Univision 2015 Univision is offering 34 scholarships ($5,000 each) to students in high school, transferring from community […]

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5 TIPS FOR A MEANINGFUL EDUCATIONAL ACCESS EVENT FOR UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS

By Erin Howard and Veva Segura On October 14th , the Kentucky Dream Coalition and the Latino Outreach Office from Bluegrass Community and Technical College welcomed more than 500 students from 12 area high schools and representatives from 27 colleges to the 10th Latino Multicultural College Fair (LMCF) Since the creation of the program, over […]

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Do you or your parents qualify for Obama’s new immigration action?

On Thursday, Nov 20th, our movement won a HUGE victory. President Obama announced real steps and changes for immigration action. But what does it all mean?!?! Do you qualify? Do your parents qualify? There’s a lot of new information and a lot of immigration policy changes. Some good, some not so good. We’re still working […]

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Obama left my parents out of Immigration Action

Nearly 5 million undocumented people will finally be able to come forward, be protected from deportation, work legally and live without fear. This is big news. After years of fearless organizing, fasting, civil disobedience and empowering each other, immigrant youth, our families and allies got us to this place. When we won DACA, United We […]

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