United We Dream’s Exec Director Named to TIME Magazine’s Annual List of 100 Most Influential People in the World

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Media Contact:  Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812 Washington, DC – Today, TIME magazine named Cristina Jiménez, co-founder and executive director of United We Dream, one of the 100 most influential people in the world in its annual TIME 100 list. Now in its fifteenth year, the list “recognizes the activism, innovation and achievement of the world’s most influential individuals.” The …

Trump Moves to Hold Immigrants in Detention Camps Indefinitely

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In a move that mirrors authoritarian regimes, Trump declares that immigrants must be imprisoned indefinitely before their case is heard by a judge. Media Contacts: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812 Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Texas: Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197 Washington, DC –  Trump and his anti-immigrant administration signed a memo on Friday night that makes …

AZ & MO Immigrant Students Rise Up Against Republican Attacks on Their Education

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Educators and School Administrators Must Protect Their Students & Ensure That All Students Have Equal Access to Higher Education For Immediate ReleaseMedia ContactsArizona: Fernando Najera | fernandom.najera@gmail.com | 520.400.6665Missouri: Alex Martinez | media@ksmoda.org | 816.382.1403National: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Phoenix, AZ  – Yesterday, the Republican-controlled Arizona Supreme Court ruled that Arizona students with DACA must pay out-of-state tuition …

MO Immigrant Students Rise Up Against Attacks on In-State Tuition

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“Missouri will lose talent and the investment its made in us if they block us from the opportunity to finish a degree here at home.” For Immediate Release Media ContactsLocal: Alex Martinez | media@ksmoda.org | 816.382.1403National: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Jefferson City, MO  – This Wednesday, the Missouri Senate will discuss a budget bill that includes language which …

Immigrant Youth Galvanize Community to Free HISD Student Dennis From Houston Detention Center

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Continue Fight for Dennis and Local Policies to Stop Deportation in Face of ICE Attacks & Racist SB 4 For Immediate Release Contact:Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197Berlinda Mojica | info@onehouston.org | 857.544.8077 Houston, TX – Wednesday, Austin High School senior Dennis Sarmiento was released from ICE detention after Judge Richard Walton issued a bond on his case. In January, …

Trump Watches Fox News Story – Sends Military After Refugees and Children

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Response from United We Dream Leaders Nationwide and Along the Border Washington, DC –  This afternoon, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced that Trump will sign a directive to dispatch National Guard troops to the border region. During her remarks, Nielsen lied about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by saying that DACA was an incentive …

Trump – The Man Who Killed DACA and Killed Three Bipartisan Solutions from Congress – Now Says No DACA Deal

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Media Contacts: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Texas: Chris Valdez |  chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197 Washington, DC – On Easter Sunday, Trump watched some TV and decided to lash out at immigrant youth. Greisa Martinez Rosas, Deputy Executive Director at United We Dream, said the following: “Just because Trump says something, doesn’t make it so. From …

Mass Expulsion of Immigrants Continues as Trump Orders Thousands from Liberia to Leave

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Congress Must Pass the Liberian Immigration Refugee Fairness Act and Stop Funding Trump’s Deportation Force For Immediate ReleaseMedia Contacts: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Texas: Chris Valdez |  chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197 Washington, DC –  This week, the Trump Administration told thousands of immigrants from Liberia that they needed to leave the country within the next year. …

Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda Takes Over the 2020 Census

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“They are trying to erase us from this country.” For Immediate ReleaseMedia Contacts: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Texas: Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197 Washington, DC – The Commerce Department announced they will question the citizenship status of US residents, for the first time in 70 years. In response, Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director at …

Congress Fuels Trump’s Mass Deportation Force With Spending Bill

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“Republicans and Democrats should resist Trump’s political hit men, not give them billions.” For Immediate Release Media Contacts:Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Texas: Chris Valdez |  chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197 Washington, DC –  Today, the House of Representatives voted for a massive federal spending bill for the 2018 fiscal year. The bill includes dangerous increases in …