Trump Administration Deals Another Cruel Blow to Immigrants with Termination of TPS for Nepalese Community

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

“Trump is systematically disappearing millions of people of color — all people of conscience must rise up and resist!” For Immediate Release Contact:Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Texas: Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Trump administration announced the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants living and working in the United States. …

Yet Another Court Says Trump’s Killing of DACA is Unlawful

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Ruling does not allow for any new DACA applicants but those who have had DACA already can renew their applications now For Immediate Release Media Contacts:Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Texas: Chris Valdez |  chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197 Washington, DC –  Yesterday, a Federal district court judge said that Trump’s decision to kill DACA was unlawful and ordered Trump to justify …

United We Dream’s Exec Director Named to TIME Magazine’s Annual List of 100 Most Influential People in the World

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Media Contact:  Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812 Washington, DC – Today, TIME magazine named Cristina Jiménez, co-founder and executive director of United We Dream, one of the 100 most influential people in the world in its annual TIME 100 list. Now in its fifteenth year, the list “recognizes the activism, innovation and achievement of the world’s most influential individuals.” The …

The Humanitarian Crisis of Immigrant Detention

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Immigrant Youth Share Their Detention Stories For Immediate Release Media Contacts: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 week, United We Dream hosted a press call with young people who’ve been held in detention camps or whose loved one is in detention to discuss the despicable conditions …

Trump Moves to Hold Immigrants in Detention Camps Indefinitely

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In a move that mirrors authoritarian regimes, Trump declares that immigrants must be imprisoned indefinitely before their case is heard by a judge. Media Contacts: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812 Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Texas: Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197 Washington, DC –  Trump and his anti-immigrant administration signed a memo on Friday night that makes …

AZ & MO Immigrant Students Rise Up Against Republican Attacks on Their Education

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Educators and School Administrators Must Protect Their Students & Ensure That All Students Have Equal Access to Higher Education For Immediate ReleaseMedia ContactsArizona: Fernando Najera | fernandom.najera@gmail.com | 520.400.6665Missouri: Alex Martinez | media@ksmoda.org | 816.382.1403National: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Phoenix, AZ  – Yesterday, the Republican-controlled Arizona Supreme Court ruled that Arizona students with DACA must pay out-of-state tuition …

MO Immigrant Students Rise Up Against Attacks on In-State Tuition

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“Missouri will lose talent and the investment its made in us if they block us from the opportunity to finish a degree here at home.” For Immediate Release Media ContactsLocal: Alex Martinez | media@ksmoda.org | 816.382.1403National: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Jefferson City, MO  – This Wednesday, the Missouri Senate will discuss a budget bill that includes language which …

Immigrant Youth Galvanize Community to Free HISD Student Dennis From Houston Detention Center

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Continue Fight for Dennis and Local Policies to Stop Deportation in Face of ICE Attacks & Racist SB 4 For Immediate Release Contact:Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713.352.8197Berlinda Mojica | info@onehouston.org | 857.544.8077 Houston, TX – Wednesday, Austin High School senior Dennis Sarmiento was released from ICE detention after Judge Richard Walton issued a bond on his case. In January, …

Trump Watches Fox News Story – Sends Military After Refugees and Children

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Response from United We Dream Leaders Nationwide and Along the Border Washington, DC –  This afternoon, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced that Trump will sign a directive to dispatch National Guard troops to the border region. During her remarks, Nielsen lied about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by saying that DACA was an incentive …

Trump – The Man Who Killed DACA and Killed Three Bipartisan Solutions from Congress – Now Says No DACA Deal

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Media Contacts: 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 – On Easter Sunday, Trump watched some TV and decided to lash out at immigrant youth. Greisa Martinez Rosas, Deputy Executive Director at United We Dream, said the following: “Just because Trump says something, doesn’t make it so. From …