Immigrant Youth and Allies Mobilize to Defend DACA & TPS in Cities and States Across the Country

United We Dream Press Releases

Cities Nationwide – In cities and states across the country, thousands of immigrant youth and allies took to the streets to demand the Trump administration protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs. Today, marked the fifth anniversary of when immigrant youth were first able to apply for DACA protection in 2012. …

100 Undocumented Youth Travel to DC to Defend DACA

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Connecticut – Today, 100 immigrant youth from across Connecticut joined  a thousand youth and allies from around the country in DC for a National Day of Action to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). Today is the 5th anniversary of DACA, marking 5 years since 800,000 immigrant youth (and 5,000 in Connecticut) have been able to get …

United We Dream Denounces White Supremacy and the Politicians Who Fan Its Flames

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Washington, DC – Over the weekend, people of conscience showed up in Charlottesville, VA to stand against hate and speak out against torch wielding white supremacists who chanted against immigrants, people of color, Jewish people and members of the LGBTQ community. Tragically, one white supremacist, drove a car into a crowd of peaceful civil rights protesters, murdering one and injuring …

UPDATED: Immigrant Youth Leaders in CA, OR, WA, AZ, NM, TX, OK, NY, D.C. and Cities Nationwide to Defend DACA & TPS Programs

United We Dream Press Releases

Cities Nationwide – On August 15th, immigrant youth and allies from across the country will take action to demand the Trump administration protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs. Events across the country are being organized by United We Dream and many other independent organizations. More cities to be announced soon …

Immigrant Youth & Allies At White House & Cities Nationwide Rally ✦ March ✦ Protest In Urgent Fight to Protect DACA & TPS

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Washington, DC – On August 15th, immigrant youth and allies from across the country will rally and march outside the White House to demand the Trump administration protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and the Temporary Protection Status (TPS) programs. This event is part of a national day of action led by immigrant youth. September 5th is …

Immigrant Youth Leaders in TX, FL & NM Confront Republicans to Protect DACA & TPS Programs

United We Dream Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, immigrant leaders in Texas, Florida and New Mexico continued their campaign to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs and to end the Trump administration’s mass deportation plans. On August 15th, in Washington, D.C. and cities across the country, immigrants and people of conscience will mobilize to protect these …

Immigrant Youth Comes Face to Face with Ken Paxton to Question His Attack On DACA Program

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Houston, TX – Today, DACA beneficiary Damaris Gonzalez courageously confronted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton at his fundraising event to question his heartless and immoral attack on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Paxton has threatened Trump with a lawsuit unless he kills the program by September 5th. Paxton’s move leaves DACA in immediate danger and would result …

Immigrant Community Demands Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart Defund Hate and Protect DACA & TPS Programs

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Miami, FL – Today, immigrant community members rallied in front of Representative Mario Diaz-Balart’s Doral district office to demand he protect the DACA and TPS programs, divest from mass deportation, and invest in education, infrastructure and healthcare. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart most recently voted in favor of allocating $1.6 million to the construction of Trump’s border wall. August 15th marks the …

Immigrant Youth & Allies to Rally & March Outside White House To Protect Immigrant Youth, DACA & TPS

United We Dream Press Releases

Washington, DC – On August 15th, immigrant youth and allies from across the country will rally and march outside the White House to demand the Trump administration protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and the Temporary Protection Status (TPS) programs. September 5th is the deadline that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and 9 other right wing politicians …

Immigrant Youth Go to Texas AG Paxton’s Church to Defend DACA Program

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Plano, TX – Yesterday morning, undocumented immigrant youth and allies from across Texas rallied at Prestonwood Baptist Church to raise the alarm over TX Attorney General Ken Paxton’s threat to file a lawsuit to kill the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Paxton’s move would leave 800,000 immigrant youth without jobs and would put them in the deportation pipeline. …