The House of Representatives Must Pass the Dream and Promise Act

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Judiciary Committee Passes Bill and Blocks All Amendments that Would Have Undermined Protections for Immigrants Washington, DC – Last night, the Dream and Promise Act passed the House Judiciary Committee. The bill will now be considered by the Rules Committee and then will move to a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives. During the debate, Republicans in …

400 Groups Nationwide Urge Congress to Protect Dreamers and TPS and DED Holders

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Washington, DC – One day before the House Judiciary Committee markup of legislation containing protections for immigrant youth known as Dreamers and long-time beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), 400 national, regional, and local groups across the country sent a letter urging Congress to pass the legislation. From grassroots organizations and unions to environmental and …

Dream and Promise Act Moves Forward In the House

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Judiciary committee members should support the Dream and Promise Act language released today and stop amendments to build up the deportation force or racial profiling. For Immediate Release Contact: Bruna Bouhid-Sollod | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812 Washington, DC – This week, House Democratic leaders begin the committee markup process on the Dream and Promise Act. The original bill was co-sponsored by …

Another Federal Court Rules Trump’s Decision to Kill DACA was Wrong

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No Changes for DACA Recipients, But Support for Renewal Fees Still Needed For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, ruled that the Trump administration and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) didn’t have an adequate rationale for killing the Deferred Action …

Stephen Miller’s Immigration Plan

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Washington, D.C. – At the White House this afternoon, Trump will unveil an immigration plan schemed by white supremacist Stephen Miller. From what has been revealed so far,  the plan would make drastic cuts to asylum petitions and attack family reunification. In order to sell this plan, we fully expect Trump to repeat lies about immigrants and to drum up …

No Surprises Here. Trump’s Immigration Plan and Speech Were Filled With Lies and Increases to the Deportation Force

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Trump’s Immigration Plan and Speech Were Filled With Lies and Increases to the Deportation Force For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, Trump unveiled his immigration plan. Among other things, the plan would make drastic cuts to asylum petitions, restrict family-based migration, and kill the diversity visa program. Adrian Reyna, Director of …

Sen. Booker & Rep. Quigley Introduce Bills to End Dangerous, Anti-Immigrant 287(g) Programs

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Washington, D.C. – Nearly a week after ICE announced the “Warrant Service Officer” (WSO) program, which trains local police officers to hold immigrants for up to 48 hours to be deported by ICE, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representative Mike Quigley (D-IL) re-introduced the PROTECT Immigration Act, legislation that would put an end to the voluntary contracts that allow Sheriffs …

Kushner’s Solution on Immigration Continues the Theme of Deport First, Solve Never

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“With his plan, Kushner plays more games with our lives while the Trump Administration ramps up the pain and misery.” Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, news broke that the Trump administration paused a plan that would deport nearly 1 million people living across America in a “flashy show of force,” as Jared Kushner prepares to announce his immigration plan to bulk …

ICE Keeps Bringing the Brutality of the Deportation Force to Cities Across America

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ICE Announces the “Warrant Service Officer” Program to Deputize Local Police as Deportation Agents & Undermine Local Policies That Protect Immigrants The “Warrant Service Officer” (WSO) voluntary program trains local police officers to hold immigrants for up to 48 hours to be deported by ICE, even if the local government has enacted a policy to protect their immigrant residents. LuzHilda …

Trump Gathered A Group of Anti-Immigrant Extremists to Talk About Immigration “Solutions”

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A solution exists. It’s called the Dream and Promise Act. Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the White House gathered some of the most anti-immigrant characters in Washington to talk about immigration. According to reports, Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is getting ready to introduce an immigration plan. The meeting included Stephen Miller, a white supremacist who is hellbent on increasing the abusive …