Trump Once Again Shows That His Goal is Mass Deportation, Not Compromise

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Washington, DC  – Today or tomorrow, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on four immigration proposals. The votes come after months of intense negotiations and activism sparked by Trump’s killing of the DACA and TPS programs which have put millions of immigrants in danger. But late last night and today, the White House effectively killed a bipartisan bill because …

Austin HS Students Walkout in Protest To #FreeDennis, Beloved Fellow Student, from ICE Detention

Chris Valdez Press Releases

Over 300 Students Demand Dennis’ Freedom and Decry Failure of HISD to Protect Undocumented Students For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Valdez | chris@unitedwedream.org | 713-352-8197 Houston, TX – Today, over 300 Austin High School students walked out of class in protest to demand the release of their friend Dennis from an ICE detention camp.  Dennis is one of millions of …

What Immigrant Youth Need This Week & What Congress Should Do

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Washington, DC – All eyes are on the U.S. Senate this week as they begin an open-floor immigration debate in an attempt to find a solution to a crisis created by Trump when he killed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on September 5th. Greisa Martinez Rosas, Advocacy Director for United We Dream and a potential beneficiary of …

Democrats and Moderate Republicans Fail to Protect Immigrant Youth As Urgency Grows and More Become Vulnerable to Deportation

United We Dream Press Releases

From Morning to Midnight, Immigrant Youth Visit 240 Congressional Offices to Demand the Dream Act, Say “This Is Our Home and Our Eyes Are Set On Freedom” Washington, DC – Early this morning, members of both parties moved to end the GOP shutdown without securing any protections for immigrant youth who are in grave danger. The votes followed a deal, …

Immigrant Youth and Allies Call on House Democrats to Lead Because “Our Lives and the Morals of this Country Are at Stake.”

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After months of hearing from millions of Americans in support of a permanent solution for Dreamers, Congress today is considering a two-year budget deal that does not address the crisis created when President Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in September. Lawmakers have repeatedly vowed to find a permanent solution to end the …

Nearly 100 Arrested and Over 700 Rally for the Dream Act

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Progressive Leaders from the Healthcare, Labor and Women’s Rights Movement Join Immigrant Youth; Call on Congress to Reject Trump Deportation Plan and to Pass Dream Act Now Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Day of Action for the Dream Act brought together hundreds of progressive allies from the healthcare, labor, and women’s rights movement to join immigrant youth in the …

Senate Democrats Are Failing Immigrant Youth & The Country

United We Dream Press Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer announced a deal on government spending which does not include protections for immigrant youth whose lives are in danger. Since Trump killed the Deferred Action program, over 17,000 immigrant youth have lost their protections from deportation and 850 more are losing it every week joining the millions who have no protection …