Demand to #CloseTheCamps Escalates With Actions Throughout the Summer

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Nationwide – Immigrant justice, faith-based and civil rights organizations are continuing to mobilize #CloseTheCamp actions across the country.  Over the next few weeks, organizations such as United We Dream, Dream Action Oklahoma, Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), the Florida Immigrant Coalition, Indigenous Environmental Network, RAICES, Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, Workers Defense Project, The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, National …

Trump’s Asylum Ban is Racist

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

#CloseTheCamps and Provide Due Process To Those Seeking Asylum Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Trump and his right-hand racist Stephen Miller announced an asylum ban. The rule makes Central American countries and Mexico into de facto Safe Third Countries. They are not. The rule would end credible fear interviews for all Central American refugees; without it, they will be sent to …

4 Reasons to Close Concentration Camps

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Just a few days ago, Vice President Mike Pence visited a concentration camp at the border in McAllen, Texas, where media bore witness to the cramped facilities and inhumane conditions. These camps are being funded by the ADDITIONAL $4.59 billion that 34 Democrats in the Senate and 129 in the House, together with the vast majority of Republicans, voted to …

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 …