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

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

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

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

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

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

“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

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

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”

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

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 …

Immigrants to Gov. DeSantis, Sen. Diaz, & Republicans: We Are Here To Stay & We Will Remember Who Brought the Deportation Force to Our Communities!

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Tallahassee, FL – Yesterday, the Florida State Legislature passed the racist SB 168, which will soon be signed into law by Governor DeSantis. SB 168 targets all brown and Black Floridians across the state by forcing local police to be part of Trump’s Deportation Force and banning any local policies that would protect Florida’s immigrant residents. The legacy of DeSantis …

Reasons to Defund ICE & CBP: While Families Suffer, the Deportation Force Grows Stronger

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sent a request to Congress for an additional $4.5 billion for ICE and CBP on top of an already bloated 2019 budget. #1 – Walter Gozzer (Miami, FL) Clockwise from top left: Lily Montalvan (spouse), Walter Gozzer, and Roxana (daughter). Walter Gozzer is a 51-year-old husband and father who was deported after 30 …

South Florida Community Urges Sen. Manny Diaz, Jr. to Protect Floridians By Voting NO on SB 168!

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

In the Most Dangerous Session in Over a Decade, Republicans Move to Pass Legislation that Would Devastate Our State’s Future Miami, FL – Yesterday on May Day, dozens of youth of color from Miami Senior High School, together with concerned community leaders, returned for the second week in a row to gather at the Hialeah Gardens district office of Senator …

United We Dream Action Members in Texas Take Immigration Discussion to ‘She the People’ Stage

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 25, 2019 Media Contacts Sadie Hernandez | sadie@unitedwedream.org | 512-256-1276 Immigrant youth leader’s message to 2020 candidates: “Comprehensive Immigration Reform” is insufficient, we want concrete policy proposals that help our community. Houston, TX – Today, immigrant youth leaders of United We Dream Action (UWDA) participated in the She The People Presidential Forum – a forum …