ICE Continues To Lie

Jose Munoz Press Releases

New York, NY – ICE is exploiting the tragic death of a woman in Queens, New York in an attempt to erode due process for immigrants. They are using this tragedy as a way to instill fear against immigrants while lying about the impact of policies that limit the collaboration between local police and ICE.  After a woman’s tragic death …

United We Dream Announces Launch of Leadership Transition Process

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Washington, D.C. – Today, United We Dream, the nation’s largest network led by immigrant youth announced that they have begun a yearlong executive leadership transition.  Over the last decade, United We Dream has become a force in politics with 720,000 members, over 100 local groups and with a reach of over 5 million every month. The group and its members …

Stephen Miller Spearheaded White Nationalist Propaganda to Attack DACA

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Miller’s ever growing power at the White House allows him to make his racist fantasies a reality Washington, D.C. – This week, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Hatewatch” section published a series of leaked emails by Trump adviser Stephen Miller, which showed his hatred and racism towards Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients began long before his tenure in …

CNN Confirms ICE is Reopening Long-closed Deportation Cases, Targeting DACA Recipients

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“The bottom line is that they [ICE] are teeing these young people up to have final removal orders, and to be removed from the US as soon as DACA is eliminated.” Washington, D.C. – Today, Bob Ortega, of CNN Investigates, published “ICE reopening long-closed deportation cases against Dreamers,” where he proved what United We Dream and many advocates have known …

The Defund Hate Coalition urges you Vote NO on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020

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Dear Colleague: The Defund Hate Coalition urges you VOTE NO on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (H.R. 1158) due to the funding increases and lack of binding accountability mechanisms for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act. In September our coalition, in partnership with over 200 national, state, …

Over 500 Immigrants Rally in Austin to Tell the Supreme Court & TX AG Ken Paxton: #HomeIsHere!

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Regardless of the Supreme Court’s decision on DACA, we are #HereToStay and will organize to defend our community! Fernando, 18, is a U.S. citizen and student who participated in the Travis High School walkout on Congress Ave. In 2008, his mother was incarcerated and his father deported. When Fernando’s mother became terminally ill in 2014, DHS denied his father the …

Ahead of Supreme Court Case, Students Walk Out Across The Country to Say, “My Home is Here. I’m Here to Stay.”

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Photos & B-roll Will Be Available Here Soon | Follow #HomeIsHere and #HereToStay  Immigrant youth are raising their voice to tell the Justices to Preserve DACA, move local officials to do more to protect their families, and declare their home is here and they’re here to stay. Washington, D.C.  – Thousands of students across the country walked out of their …

Trump Administration Keeps Holding People Hostage To Advance Racist Anti-Immigrant Agenda

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The Trump administration reached an agreement with El Salvador to extend temporary protected status for Salvadorans for one year, in exchange for enforcement cooperation, making it impossible for people to seek asylum. Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Trump administration extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans through January 2, 2021. The extension comes after the Trump administration’s efforts to kill …

Trump’s Racist Public Charge Rule Temporarily Blocked

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Washington, D.C. – Today a U.S. federal district court blocked the Trump administration’s rule on public charge from going into effect. The ruling stated that the administration “failed to demonstrate why or how the current public charge framework is inadequate.” This public charge rule would have given immigration officials the power to deny green card applications to immigrants already living …