Let’s Get Counted! Citizenship Question Will Not Be Included in 2020 Census

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

No matter Trump’s latest attempts to stoke fear, immigrant youth and our families belong and #WeCount! For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump administration announced it will drop its efforts to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census following the Supreme Court ruling, yet they also announced an executive action …

Trump To Target Immigrants In Mass Raid

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

The Administration Plans Mass Deportations of Immigrants In Cities All Across the Country Washington, D.C. – Today, news broke that Trump’s nationwide operation to detain and deport thousands of people — including “collateral” deportations of undocumented family and friends — is set to begin this Sunday, July 14. Know Your Power – A guide for undocumented people, including videos and …

SCOTUS Decision Blocks Census Citizenship Question for Now

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Immigrant youth are prepared to organize and empower our communities to be counted. We Belong and #WeCount! Washington, D.C. – Today, the Supreme Court decided to block Trump’s citizenship question and they’ve asked the Commerce Department for more explanation regarding the addition of the question, which means that the question will not be added to the 2020 Census for now.  …

While ICE Gets Ready to Unleash Chaos and Fear on Immigrant Communities, Congress Must Not Write Them a Check for More

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Condemning these attacks while continuing to fund them is hypocritical, immoral and a disservice to our country For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Appropriations Committee released their  supplemental border proposal. The proposal, which is a response to Trump falsely claiming that the deportation force of ICE and CBP is running …

As Houston And Other Cities Across the Country Prepare For ICE Raids, Texas Will Not Stand For Abbott’s Mass Deportation Agenda

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Austin, TX: Earlier yesterday, Gov. Greg Abbott announced another step in fulfilling his fantasy of turning Texas into a white pupremacist dreamland. In a Facebook Live, Abbott announced that the State of Texas will be giving ICE & CBP almost a million dollars, along with 1,000 National Guard troops.  This …

We Must Not Forget Our Country’s Shameful History

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Humans Do Not Belong in Camps Washington, D.C. – Last week, news surfaced that Fort Sill in Oklahoma, where 700 people of Japanese descent were detained and one murdered by an official during World War II, will serve as the site for a new detention center for children. This week, a video from Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D, NY-14) sparked wide …

Trump Administration Wants to Keep DACA Recipients from Owning Homes

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Continuing his attacks on immigrant youth, Trump is discriminating against DACA recipients pursuing home ownership For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Last week, the Trump administration admitted that they are carrying out their anti-immigrant agenda through the Department of Housing and Urban Development; denying federally backed housing loans for DACA recipients who are …

No More Deaths! Release Trans Detainees Now!

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

As We Mourn the Death of Johana Medina, We Demand the Release of Our Trans & Immigrant Communities from ICE Detention Camps   Seattle, WA & Washington, D.C. – On the first day of Pride and Immigrant Heritage Month,  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) took another life.  This time of our trans sister Johana Medina. Medina died in the …

Judge Grants Excessive Bail to Immigrant Father Edgar Vasquez Who Was Detained for Driving Under the Speed Limit

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Edgar’s Family Must Raise $15,000 By Sunday, June 9 Or He’ll Remain Imprisoned at the LaSalle Detention Center in Louisiana Chattanooga, TN – This week, after receiving numerous letters of support from friends and family calling for his freedom, an immigration judge granted an excessive bail for Edgar Vasquez-Diaz, a father of two U.S. citizens and an 18 year resident …

Vote YES on Dream and Promise Act Vote NO on Shady Motion to Recommit

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Media Contacts Bruna Bouhid-Sollod | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812 Adam Luna | adam@unitedwedream.org Bill Could Protect 2.6 Million Immigrants, MTR Keeps Them In Danger Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives is set to vote to pass the Dream and Promise Act, which is the most inclusive immigration legislation in years and which …