Our Demands, Our Power, and Our Existence Are Undeniable!

Anabel Mendoza Press Releases

On day one, Biden must deliver on our demands to protect all immigrants. There’s no time for excuses! Washington, D.C. – Just days ahead of President-elect Biden’s inauguration, immigrant youth from United We Dream are holding nothing back, declaring their demands for the Biden-Harris administration to prioritize and protect all immigrants. A series of videos by immigrants making their demands …

Immigrant Youth Demand All Immigrants Be Included in Every Aspect of COVID-19 Relief

Jose Munoz Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – In a newly unveiled emergency COVID-19 relief bill, President-elect Biden pledged to provide access to vaccines free-of-charge and without cost-sharing to everyone in the U.S., regardless of immigration status. There is no time to waste in ensuring all immigrants are included in a comprehensive COVID-19 relief package, especially as the U.S. surpasses 386,000 COVID-19 deaths and recently …

The Fight Against Trump In Congress Has Been Led By Black Women and Women Of Color

Jose Munoz Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, in a bipartisan vote, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump – for a second time – on the charge of inciting an insurrection against the United States, following the violent white supremacist attack that overtook the Capitol on January 6. Sanaa Abrar, Advocacy Director of United We Dream Network, said: “Last week after …

Trump Cements His Legacy of Anti-Immigrant Violence During Border Wall Visit

Anabel Mendoza Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Trump tried to divert our attention from the violence he sowed through inciting an insurrection by visiting his racist border wall in Alamo, Texas today. His visit cemented his legacy of anti-immigrant rhetoric, policy and action that has fomented further violence and trauma against Black and brown immigrants. Juan Manuel Guzman, State and Local Advocacy Strategist of …

Immigrant Youth and Allies Helped Over 4,700 Undocumented People Cover DACA Application Fees

Jose Munoz Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Since a federal judge ordered the U.S. government to reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in early December, United We Dream has raised over $423,000 to support new first-time and renewal DACA applicants through our DACA Application Fund. With DACA application fees costing $495 per person, United We Dream has seen a massive increase …

Our Power Is Undeniable: Congress Has No Excuse, They Must Act on Immigration

Anabel Mendoza Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, President-elect Biden reaffirmed his commitment to take action on immigration, telling reporters at a press conference in Delaware that he’ll “introduce an immigration bill immediately” upon taking office. Sanaa Abrar, Advocacy Director of United We Dream, said: “The power of immigrant youth is undeniable. Along with our allies, we delivered a clear policy mandate to President-elect …

With Ossoff Likely to Join Warnock in the Senate, Democrats Must Deliver Bold Protections For All Immigrants Now!

Anabel Mendoza Press Releases

There is no time for excuses. Democrats must take immediate and progressive action to prioritize racial and immigrant justice! Washington, D.C. – As we await the final results in the Georgia Senate runoffs between Jon Ossoff and incumbent David Perdue, United We Dream celebrates the historic victory of Reverend Dr. Raphael Warnock, Georgia’s first Black senator who also campaigned with …

The COVID-19 Relief Package Is A Step Forward, But Inadequate In Addressing The COVID-19 Crisis

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

An additional 3.5 million people in mixed status families will obtain cash assistance, but many undocumented people are still left out. Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congress passed a $900 billion stimulus plan. This plan would provide $600 in cash assistance to an additional 3.5 million people – mixed status families who were left out of funding from the previous …

Home Is Here Coalition: DACA is Right

Anabel Mendoza Press Releases

Washington, D.C. — Following a historic victory earlier this month when a federal judge ordered the federal government to immediately reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Republican crusade against immigrants with DACA continues. Today, a federal judge in Texas will hear a case challenging the legality of DACA in Texas v U.S., a lawsuit led by …

Defund Hate: Congress Fails Americans by Rushing through $23 Billion in Taxpayer Dollars to ICE and CBP as Communities Face Deepest Suffering Yet During Pandemic

Anabel Mendoza Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – At a time when Americans are desperate for relief from the social and economic devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress is expected to vote tonight for a federal funding bill that shamefully fails to meet the needs of the communities and families who have suffered the most, and instead pours $23 billion into the Department of Homeland …