Immigrant Youth to Trump: the Bill of Love is Called the Bipartisan Dream Act

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Washington, DC – Trump met with a bipartisan group of legislators to talk about the future of immigrant youth. At the meeting, Trump said that the solution should be a “bill of love” and that he favored a straightforward solution that isn’t bogged down by other immigration issues. Adrian Reyna, Dream Act campaign manager for United We Dream and potential …

As Immigrant Youth Lose Protection from Deportation, New Bipartisan Bill Moves Debate Forward

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Texas Republican Representative Will Hurd and California Democrat Pete Aguilar announced a new proposal to protect millions of immigrant youth from deportation. The new bill builds upon the framework of the Dream Act, bipartisan legislation which protects and creates a pathway to citizenship for millions of people who came to this country under the age of …

Stephen Miller Tries to Blow Up Progress on Dream Act With Anti-Immigrant Wish List

Chris Valdez Press Releases

“I am not a bargaining chip for Stephen Miller’s vendetta against brown and black people.” For Immediate ReleaseMedia Contacts: National: 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 ​–  Today, the White House released a new version of the white nationalist, anti-immigrant wish list that some staff are trying …

Alyssa Milano, Bradley Whitford, Piper Perabo, Women’s March Join Immigrant Community to Face Down White Supremacist Protesters and Press for Dream Act

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

“Republicans Must Stop Blocking the Dream Act and All Democrats Must Use Their Leverage to Get It Done to by January 19” For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812 Asya Pikovsky | apikovsky@populardemocracy.org | 207-522-2442 Los Angeles, CA – Today, progressive leaders and celebrity allies, including Alyssa Milano, Bradley Whitford and Piper Perabo, launched this year’s …

As White House & Congressional Leaders Set Priorities For Jan 19 Funding Deadline, Urgent Need for Dream Act Grows

Chris Valdez Press Releases

Millions Are Vulnerable to Deportation Agents Now Hundreds More Are Becoming Vulnerable Every Week As Politicians Play Games For Immediate Release Contact:National: 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 –  Today, senior White House staff and Congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell will …

Immigrant Youth Say: “We Are Here To Stay, We Are Fired Up and We Will Win the Dream Act in January!”

Chris Valdez Press Releases

For Immediate Release Contact:National: Bruna Bouhid |  bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202-793-2267Texas: Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713-352-8197 Washington, D.C. – Tonight, a handful of Democrats voted with Republicans to pay their bills while immigrant youth remain in danger. The votes push the decision day on the Dream Act to January. Immigrant youth have vowed to continue …

Sen. Feinstein to Immigrant Youth: “No Continuing Resolution Without the Dream Act!”

Chris Valdez Press Releases

Responds to weeks of escalating pressure from immigrant youth in CA and Washington to pass the Dream Act For Immediate Release Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202-793-2267Luis Serrano-Taja | lserrano@ciyja.org | 818-277-3343Sam Yu | syu@nakasec.org | 213-703-0992 California, Washington, D.C. – With less than two days remaining this year to pass the Dream Act, immigrant youth successfully pushed Senator Dianne …

Immigrant Youth to Schumer & Democrats: Are You Leaders of the Deportation Caucus or Will You Defend the Lives of Immigrants?

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases, Uncategorized

A vote for the CR without the Dream Act is a vote to deport immigrant youth For Immediate Release Contact: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Sam Yu | syu@nakasec.org | 213-703-0992 Washington, DC – Today, Members of Congress will make decision on the final contours of “must pass” legislation to fund the government for an …

All Eyes on Noon Democratic Caucus Meeting Today As Senators Decide Whether to Keep Their Word on the Dream Act

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Democratic Senators Anguish Over Using Their Leverage to Pass the Dream Act This Year as 1,500 Immigrant Youth Travel to Washington for Office Sit-Ins and Protests. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812 Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, DC – Today, the Senate Democratic Caucus will meet at noon to decide whether or not …

Advocates Tell Democratic Leaders: Fulfill Your Promise to Deliver on the Dream Act

United We Dream Press Releases

Major Escalation Underway As 1,500 Immigrant Youth Descend On Washington From Across the Country In Fight For Their Lives WASHINGTON — This week, Democratic Senate leaders will decide whether they will keep their word to immigrant youth to deliver the Dream Act. As 850 immigrant youth lose their protection from deportation every day, as children and young people are being …