Trump’s Mass Deportation Agenda Goes Far Beyond the Deportation Force

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Department of Housing Wants To Evict Mixed Status Families From Public Housing For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Following a Buzzfeed News report that Trump and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is pushing a new policy to prevent undocumented family members of United States citizens from living with them in …

Republicans in the Senate Re-Introduce Bill That Threatens Families and Workers

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“The worst of the worst ones are behind this anti-immigrant bill.” For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Last week, GOP Senators Tom Cotton (AR), David Perdue (GA), and Josh Hawley (MO) re-introduced their anti-immigrant bill,  Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, which threatens family-based immigration and drastically cuts employment-based migration. …

Regardless of Who Holds The Title, Stephen Miller is Trump’s Real DHS Secretary

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Congress must take on the fascist creep that is ever increasing budgets and abusive power for ICE and CBP Washington, D.C. – On Sunday, news broke that Kirstjen Nielsen left her position as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. United We Dream Advocacy Director Sanaa Abrar, released the following statement: “Whether it is John Kelly, Kirstjen Nielsen or whoever …

Father and 30 Year Resident of Miami Detained Without Warning at For-Profit Detention Camp and Deported

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Without Cause, ICE Chose to Imprison Walter Gozzer, Who Met with ICE Routinely as a Requirement to Gain His Employer Sponsored Visa Miami, FL – Just recently, Walter Gozzer, a 50-year-old husband and father, was deported after 30  years of living in Miami with his wife, teenage son and young daughter. Walter arrived to the U.S. from Peru in 1989. …

United We Dream Texas Condemns Allen ICE Raid Targeting Black and Brown Immigrant Workers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Media Contacts Contact: Sadie Hernandez | sadie@unitedwedream.org 512-256-1276 “United We Dream Texas urges Congress to defund ICE & CBP & for local elected officials to pass policies that will protect people and end the terror on our communities.” Austin, TX – Earlier today, ICE raided the CVE Technology building in Allen, Texas and …

Victory For Our Community: Liberian DED Extended Until 2020

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Thanks to work of UndocuBlack, partners and allies, Deferred Enforcement Departure (DED) for Liberians  have been extended to March 30, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, D.C. – Today, thanks to the tireless work of UndocuBlack Network, partners and allies who have been fighting the Trump administration’s inhumane and racist decision to end DED …

Senate Bills Would Protect Immigrants Who Were Put in Danger By Trump

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The Dream Act and Secure Act Aim To Protect Immigrant Youth and People With TPS and DED Washington, D.C. – Today, Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced the Dream Act of 2019, and soon, Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) will introduce the Secure Act this week to provide permanent protections for TPS recipients …

Immigrant Youth in Houston Look Forward to Working with Harris County Judge and District Attorney on Dismantling the Prison to Deportation Pipeline

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 26, 2019 Media Contacts Sadie Hernandez, sadie@unitedwedream.org The Honorable Lina Hidalgo and District Attorney Kim Ogg Met With Immigrant Youth to Discuss Criminalization Houston, TX: Last weekend, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo hosted her sixth Civic Saturday event, focusing on criminal justice reform, and including a substantive discussion about immigration. This was the first time …

Over 300 Floridians Gathered in the Capitol to Oppose Bills That Would Harm Immigrant Families

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Anti-immigrant legislation—SB 168/HB 527—drew over 300 hundred immigrant youth, families, agricultural workers, faith leaders, educators,and allies to Tallahassee For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — During the 2019 legislative session, Floridian families are under threat from SB 168 and HB 527, legislation that would strip the civil liberties of millions of U.S. citizens and …

Immigrant Youth Mourn the Muslim Lives Lost in New Zealand

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“We recommit to building the beloved community where every person can live, worship, and thrive as their true and authentic self.” Washington, DC – Today, the world is shocked by the news that Muslim worshippers in New Zealand were gunned down by a white supremacist. The victims were targeted because of their religion and because of their refugee and immigration …