Immigrant Youth Support the Dream and Promise Act

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Trump Terminated DACA, TPS & DED. The New Congress Must Now Pass Citizenship for Immigrant Communities. Washington, D.C. – Today, Congress Members Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) and Yvette Clarke (D-NY) introduced the Dream and Promise Act to provide a pathway to citizenship for three groups of immigrants whose protections were stripped away by Donald Trump. The Dream and …

Three More Reasons to Defund ICE & CBP

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Sadie Hernandez | sadie@unitedwedream.org | 512.256.1489 As Governor Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick continue to express support for our state to lead on the construction of a border wall, United We Dream presents three more reasons why Texas Members of Congress should shut down detention centers in our state and defund ICE and CBP. #1 …

Trump’s 2020 Budget Requests Billions More for his Mass Deportation Force

United We Dream Press Releases

Congress Must Stop Giving Trump Billions to Detain, Deport and Kill Immigrants   For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump administration released their 2020 budget request to Congress. In it is a plan to dangerously increase Trump’s mass deportation agenda by demanding $8.6 billion to build more border wall, and increasing …

Yazmin Ruiz Joins Immigrant Leaders With DACA, TPS and DED Protections To Testify At House Judiciary Committee Calls On Congress to Pass Legislation Creating Permanent Protections Without Growing the Deportation Force

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Media Contacts Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812 (National) Flaviano Graciano | flaviano@unitedwedream.org | 505.305.8637 (New Mexico) Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee is holding a groundbreaking hearing on the plight and promise of the millions of people who are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary …

On Capitol Hill, Immigrant Youth Call on Congress to Pass Permanent Protections Without Growing the Deportation Force

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

At historic hearing, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz testified on behalf of millions of undocumented youth, while D.C. and Maryland UWD members and allies lead powerful rally. For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, DC – Today, immigrant youth from New Mexico, D.C. and Maryland along with our allies packed the halls of Congress as two important hearings …

When White Supremacy Enables Abuse

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Just last night, House Members passed a resolution to stop Trump from raiding other departments’ funding to build his wall and expand his deportation force. Already, Congress has enabled Trump by approving billions more in funding for DHS in the most recent government budget in an effort to appease Trump and avoid another government shutdown. Let us be clear: Trump, …

Time for the Senate to Step Up and Stop Trump’s Power Grab and Deportation Force

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Trump’s emergency declaration fuels the Deportation Force to detain, deport and kill more immigrants For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – This evening, Congressman Joaquin Castro’s (D-TX) resolution to stop Trump from seizing funds from other departments to build his border wall passed in the House of Representatives. “Today, the House took an important …

Congress Can Stop Trump’s Power Grab

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Trump’s goal is to shovel billions to the Deportation Force to build his wall, build more detention camps and deport more immigrants. Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX), along with 222 co-signers, introduced a bill to stop Trump from seizing funds from other departments for the construction of his border wall. Sanaa Abrar, Advocacy Director of United We …

Immigrant Youth Celebrate Introduction of Higher Education Dream Act

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

The Higher Education Dream Act provides stability and peace of mind in a Trump administration bent on terminating opportunities & building up the Deportation Force Washington, D.C. – Just last week, Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) and Ruben Gallego (AZ-7) introduced the Higher Education Dream Act of 2019, legislation that would provide access to in-state tuition and federal financial aid to …

New Leading Voices in the Democratic Party Set New Direction Away From “Enforcement-Only” Immigration Legislation

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Immigrant Youth Applaud Congressional Champions Who Refused to Grow Trump’s Deportation Force For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congress voted on a funding bill that gave billions more to expand Trump’s Deportation Force with more detention facilities and more deportation agents. While the bill passed in the Senate and the House, a …