Federal District Court Restores Daniel Ramirez Medina’s DACA Until His Federal Case Concludes & Bans Use of ICE’s False Claims of Gang Affiliation

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Judge Ricardo S. Martinez: “Most troubling to the Court, is the continued assertion that Mr. Ramirez is gang-affiliated, despite providing no evidence… Indeed, the Immigration Judge, after reviewing all evidence submitted by respondent, that Mr. Ramirez was credible, and that he was not in a gang or associated with one.” “…the Court finds that Defendants’ continued assertion that Plaintiff is …

Immigrant Youth Launch Petition & Video Calling On Mayor Wayne Messam to Shut Down Miramar ICE Facility

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Deportation Agents Subject Immigrant Families to Wait Outdoors for Hours With No Bathrooms, Parking Spaces, Waiting Areas and Shelter from Weather For Immediate Release Media Contacts:Local: Maria Bilbao | masuncionbilbao@unitedwedream.org | 786.470.5773National: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org |  202.793.2267 Miami, FL – This week, immigrant youth launched a petition and video calling on Mayor Wayne Messam to shut down the Miramar …

Trump Issues Racist Dog Whistle To Push Immoral Immigration Agenda

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

United We Dream decries language used for generations to “criminalize, arrest and kill people of color.” Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, during an immigration policy roundtable at the White House, Trump said of immigrants: “these aren’t people, they’re animals.” Hours later, immigrant youth received the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human …

I’m a Texan. Ken Paxton wants to deport me. [Opinion]

Chris Valdez Press Releases

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has a grudge — and he’s taking it out on me. I’m one of the 800,000 courageous immigrant youth who made the choice and applied to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program so that I could provide for my family, and Paxton has made it his personal mission to make my life hell. I …

Immigrant Youth to Congress: Protecting Us From Deportation Means Passing a Clean Dream Act and Defunding the Agencies that Terrorize Our Families

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, a group of Republican lawmakers in the House of Representatives signed a discharge petition, which could potentially bring four immigration bills to the floor, including the Dream Act. The move comes one day after the implementer of Trump’s mass deportation plan – Kirstjen Nielsen – appealed to Congress for billions of dollars to carry out their …

Trump’s Mass Deportation Henchwoman: Kirstjen Nielsen Will Ask the Senate for Billions More Today

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Nielsen Will Go Down in History as the Person Responsible for Brutally Ordering Millions Out For Immediate Release Contact: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.940.0812  Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Today, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is expected to testify to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. At the hearing, Nielsen will request billions …

Trump Strikes Again: Terminates Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Honduras, the Second Group of Families To Be Attacked In the Span of One Week

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Many TPS holders from Honduras have lived in the U.S. for Nearly Two Decades For Immediate Release Contact: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.780.1276 Washington, DC – This afternoon, Trump’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced that the agency will terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for immigrants from Honduras. Today’s announcement comes …

First DACA Recipient Detained by Trump Administration, Daniel Ramirez, Fights in Court to Keep His DACA Protections Immigrant Youth Gather Outside to Say #KeepDanielHome

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Daniel’s DACA status was restored in compliance with the Federal District Court decision in Inland Empire v. Nielsen, only to have the government seek to immediately rescind his DACA status based on false allegations of gang affiliation that have been repeatedly disproven. For Immediate ReleaseMedia ContactsFor Legal Team: Manny Rivera | 323.892.2080For Immigrant Youth: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 …

Republicans Attack Again – File Lawsuit against DACA

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Lawsuit underscores urgent need for protections from deportation and encourage immigrant youth to submit DACA renewal applications now. For Immediate Release Media Contact: 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 afternoon,  Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the federal government to end renewals of the Deferred Action of Childhood …

30 Student Groups & 23 Institutions Organize to Protect Immigrant Youth from Trump’s Deportation Force

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

On National Immigrant Resilience Day, Students Bring Their Vision for Dignity & Justice to Educators, Schools, and Colleges! For Immediate Release Contact:Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812Texas: Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197 Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, over 30 student groups and 23 high schools and colleges organized workshops, held meetings with administrative staff, …