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

United We Dream Blog

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

United We Dream Blog, Tools

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 🤓

United We Dream Blog, Education Justice, Latest, Tools

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

Sheridan Aguirre Blog

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

Justin Nguyen Blog, Latest, News & Politics, Press Releases, Stories

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

Justin Nguyen Blog, DACA, Press Releases

“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

United We Dream Blog, Build The Dream, Latest, News & Politics, Tools

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

Justin Nguyen Blog, Build The Dream, Culture, DACA, DACA Renewal Fund, Dream It, Latest, Tools

Before you get started, check out this link: https://homeishere.us/new-dhs-daca-memo-july-28-2020-guidance/ I need help paying my DACA renewal fees — how can the DACA Renewal Fund help? Numerous organizations across the country are providing DACA assistance. Please find that list below and reach out to them for support. If you’re state is not listed below, you may request funds from UWD DACA Renewal Fund Here …

Information for local service providers  —  The DACA Renewal Fund

Justin Nguyen Blog, Build The Dream, DACA, DACA Renewal Fund, Dream It, Latest, Tools

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 …