Immigrant Youth Mourn the Muslim Lives Lost in New Zealand

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

“We recommit to building the beloved community where every person can live, worship, and thrive as their true and authentic self.” Washington, DC – Today, the world is shocked by the news that Muslim worshippers in New Zealand were gunned down by a white supremacist. The victims were targeted because of their religion and because of their refugee and immigration …

The Revoke Trump Emergency Coalition Responds to Senate Vote to Revoke National Emergency

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

WASHINGTON — In response to a vote in the United States Senate to revoke Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, a coalition of more than a dozen organizations released the following joint statement: “We’re proud that a grassroots outcry from every corner of this country helped push Senators to publicly condemn Donald Trump’s illegal power grab, and showed his emergency declaration …

Immigrant Youth, TPS, DED Holders, Allies & Congressional Leaders Show Support for the Dream and Promise Act

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

The bill signifies a different path forward on immigration: helping people without hurting people For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Today, immigrant, progressive, and civil rights leaders gathered on Capitol Hill with several key members of the House of Representatives to support the Dream and Promise Act, new legislation that would provide citizenship …

Immigrant Youth Support the Dream and Promise Act

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Trump Terminated DACA, TPS & DED. The New Congress Must Now Pass Citizenship for Immigrant Communities. Washington, D.C. – Today, Congress Members Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) and Yvette Clarke (D-NY) introduced the Dream and Promise Act to provide a pathway to citizenship for three groups of immigrants whose protections were stripped away by Donald Trump. The Dream and …

Three More Reasons to Defund ICE & CBP

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Sadie Hernandez | sadie@unitedwedream.org | 512.256.1489 As Governor Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick continue to express support for our state to lead on the construction of a border wall, United We Dream presents three more reasons why Texas Members of Congress should shut down detention centers in our state and defund ICE and CBP. #1 …

Trump’s 2020 Budget Requests Billions More for his Mass Deportation Force

United We Dream Press Releases

Congress Must Stop Giving Trump Billions to Detain, Deport and Kill Immigrants   For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump administration released their 2020 budget request to Congress. In it is a plan to dangerously increase Trump’s mass deportation agenda by demanding $8.6 billion to build more border wall, and increasing …

Yazmin Ruiz Joins Immigrant Leaders With DACA, TPS and DED Protections To Testify At House Judiciary Committee Calls On Congress to Pass Legislation Creating Permanent Protections Without Growing the Deportation Force

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Media Contacts Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812 (National) Flaviano Graciano | flaviano@unitedwedream.org | 505.305.8637 (New Mexico) Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee is holding a groundbreaking hearing on the plight and promise of the millions of people who are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary …

On Capitol Hill, Immigrant Youth Call on Congress to Pass Permanent Protections Without Growing the Deportation Force

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

At historic hearing, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz testified on behalf of millions of undocumented youth, while D.C. and Maryland UWD members and allies lead powerful rally. For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, DC – Today, immigrant youth from New Mexico, D.C. and Maryland along with our allies packed the halls of Congress as two important hearings …

When White Supremacy Enables Abuse

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Just last night, House Members passed a resolution to stop Trump from raiding other departments’ funding to build his wall and expand his deportation force. Already, Congress has enabled Trump by approving billions more in funding for DHS in the most recent government budget in an effort to appease Trump and avoid another government shutdown. Let us be clear: Trump, …

Time for the Senate to Step Up and Stop Trump’s Power Grab and Deportation Force

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Trump’s emergency declaration fuels the Deportation Force to detain, deport and kill more immigrants For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – This evening, Congressman Joaquin Castro’s (D-TX) resolution to stop Trump from seizing funds from other departments to build his border wall passed in the House of Representatives. “Today, the House took an important …