Progressive Leaders Respond to the Funding Bill

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Preview Monday’s National Mobilization at Noon in Response to Trump’s Emergency Declaration Washington, D.C. – Today, leaders of the immigrant’ rights and progressive movement came together to respond to the funding bill that gave Trump’s Deportation Force billions more money, discuss the political implications Trump’s actions will have on the 2020 elections and share details of upcoming national mobilizations in …

On Capitol Hill Immigrant Youth Respond to ICE & CBP Funding and Trump’s Emergency Order

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, more than 50 immigrant youth  — from states such as California, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Texas, Washington, and Maryland — and allies returned to Capitol Hill to respond to the Congress’ approval of increased funding for ICE & CBP and Trump’s announcement that he will declare an emergency order to build his wall. You can …

Immigrant Youth: This Funding Bill Means Detention, Deportation and Death for Immigrants

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases, Uncategorized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 14, 2019 Media Contacts Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812 “Immigrant youth of United We Dream unapologetically urge members of Congress who have told us that they stand with us and with all the immigrant families who are at risk  under Trump’s mass deportation agenda to vote no on the DHS funding bill. This bill …

On Capitol Hill & In Miami, Immigrant Communities Tell Congress: Money for ICE & CBP Equals Detention, Deportation and Death

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Based on recent reports, the current funding agreement by the conference committee gives more dollars and power for the deportation force to detain, deport and kill immigrants. But immigrant communities will not stay silent. On Capitol Hill, more than 50 immigrant youth — from states such as California, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Texas, Washington, and Maryland …

Congress’ Deal With Trump Would Put More Immigrants Into Detention Camps and Deportation

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases

“There is another way forward: we must defund the deportation force and create a pathway to citizenship for undocumented people.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Media Contacts Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812 Washington, D.C. – Congress is preparing to vote on the conference committee agreement that increases funding for the deportation agencies of ICE and CBP. The …

More Money, More Problems & More PAIN

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases

Media Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org Congress is preparing  to vote on the conference committee agreement that increases funding for the deportation agencies of ICE and CBP. The agreement includes a massive expansion of immigration enforcement and detention. Immigrant youth and our families know that more money for the deportation force means more pain, abuse and suffering for immigrants. United …

#DefundHate Coalition’s Call Remains: Cut Funds to ICE and CBP

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases, Uncategorized

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Contacts: Michelle Boykins, mboykins@advancingjustice-aajc.org 202-296-2300, ext. 0144 Elliot Levy, Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, elliot.levy@berlinrosen.com, 202-800-7409 Washington, DC — Last night, details of an agreement by the conference committee emerged that show potential increases to the deportation forces of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP), including the building …

48,747: Number of People in ICE Detention Show a Reckless and Unaccountable Agency – Defund It Now

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

News Matches Findings of New Expose on Deportation Force by United We Dream For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Today, news broke that Trump’s deportation force is locking up more immigrants than Congress has authorized. The news tracks with the findings of a recently released report by United We Dream, which exposes deportation …

South Texas Border Advocates Call for Congress to Reject Militarization of the Rio Grande Valley

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases

Ahead of Trump’s visit to El Paso, Immigrant Communities Say “Stay Out of the Borderlands & Defund the Deportation Force Now! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 11, 2019 Media Contact: Sadie Hernandez | sadie@unitedwedream.org | 512.256.1489 Austin, TX — In the next few hours, a bicameral committee in Congress may release a negotiated deal for immigration enforcement, expanded detention capacity and …

The Truth About ICE and CBP

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

A Comprehensive Analysis of the Devastating Human Impact of the Deportation Force By The Immigrant Youth & Families Who Know It Best These are the names of only a handful of the immigrant youth, mothers, fathers and children who have been targeted by deportation agents and held in detention camps in the last two years. Let’s not mince words: Trump …