City of Miramar, FL Condemns ICE Agents’ Mistreatment of Immigrants After Community Leaders Speak Out Against Abuse

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Under Trump, ICE Agents at Miramar Have Quadrupled Check In Requirements for Immigrant Families Subjecting Them to Wait Outdoors for Hours With No Bathrooms, Parking Spaces, Waiting Areas and Shelter from Weather For Immediate ReleaseMedia ContactsLocal: Maria Bilbao | masuncionbilbao@unitedwedream.org | 786.470.5773National: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org |  202.793.2267 Miami, FL – Yesterday, immigrant leaders and people of conscience testified against …

Immigrant Youth Stand with Survivors of Parkland Mass Shooting & Will Take the Streets on The March for Our Lives

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Say, “We will take the streets together because we believe in a future where everyone can feel safe in their schools and in their homes.” For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812 Washington, DC – On March 24th, immigrant youth will march in solidarity with the courageous survivors of the mass shooting at …

Trump’s Mass Deportation Plan Fails As He Kills Bipartisan Progress on Immigration. Again.

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Washington, DC – Today, by a margin of 39/60, the Trump immigration plan failed in the U.S. Senate while bipartisan measures to protect immigrant youth were rejected by most Republicans after Trump worked to kill them. Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director and co-founder of United We Dream said: “Today’s Senate vote makes clear that Trump’s racist mass deportation plan has zero …

Schoolmates, Immigrant Youth and Advocates Fight to #FreeDennis from Detention Camp

Chris Valdez Press Releases

Send Message to Houston ISD and Harris County: “School is for Education Not Criminalization and Deportation!” For Immediate ReleaseContact: Chris Valdez |  chris@unitedwedream.org | 713-352-8197 Houston, TX – Today, friends and advocates of Dennis Rivera-Sarmiento gathered on a press call to demand his release from ICE detention and for Houston Independent School District to adopt policies that allow undocumented students …

Trump Once Again Shows That His Goal is Mass Deportation, Not Compromise

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Washington, DC  – Today or tomorrow, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on four immigration proposals. The votes come after months of intense negotiations and activism sparked by Trump’s killing of the DACA and TPS programs which have put millions of immigrants in danger. But late last night and today, the White House effectively killed a bipartisan bill because …

Austin HS Students Walkout in Protest To #FreeDennis, Beloved Fellow Student, from ICE Detention

Chris Valdez Press Releases

Over 300 Students Demand Dennis’ Freedom and Decry Failure of HISD to Protect Undocumented Students For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713-352-8197 Houston, TX – Today, over 300 Austin High School students walked out of class in protest to demand the release of their friend Dennis from an ICE detention camp.  Dennis is one of millions of …

What Immigrant Youth Need This Week & What Congress Should Do

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Washington, DC – All eyes are on the U.S. Senate this week as they begin an open-floor immigration debate in an attempt to find a solution to a crisis created by Trump when he killed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on September 5th. Greisa Martinez Rosas, Advocacy Director for United We Dream and a potential beneficiary of …

Democrats and Moderate Republicans Fail to Protect Immigrant Youth As Urgency Grows and More Become Vulnerable to Deportation

United We Dream Press Releases

From Morning to Midnight, Immigrant Youth Visit 240 Congressional Offices to Demand the Dream Act, Say “This Is Our Home and Our Eyes Are Set On Freedom” Washington, DC – Early this morning, members of both parties moved to end the GOP shutdown without securing any protections for immigrant youth who are in grave danger. The votes followed a deal, …

Immigrant Youth and Allies Call on House Democrats to Lead Because “Our Lives and the Morals of this Country Are at Stake.”

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After months of hearing from millions of Americans in support of a permanent solution for Dreamers, Congress today is considering a two-year budget deal that does not address the crisis created when President Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in September. Lawmakers have repeatedly vowed to find a permanent solution to end the …