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 …

More Signs That Trump Anti-Immigrant Plan Is a Non-Starter As Senators Introduce New Bipartisan Bill

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases

Immigrant Youth Need a Solution That Protects Them Without Endangering Parents & Communities – It’s Called the Dream Act Washington, DC – Today, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Chris Coons (D-DE) are expected to introduce a Senate companion bill to the USA Act first introduced in the House of Representatives by Will Hurd (R-TX) and Pete Aguilar (D-CA). The bipartisan …

Immigrant Youth to Trump’s White Supremacist Proposal: “No.”

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, news circulated of a forthcoming White House announcement on Trump’s framework for a legislative solution to address the crisis immigrant youth are facing, which includes severe cuts to family-based migration, termination of the diversity visa, and more funding for deportation agents. Greisa Martinez Rosas, Advocacy Director for United We Dream and potential beneficiary of the Dream …

Immigrant Youth to Sen. Klobuchar: A Promise Will Not Protect Me, Your Delays on the Dream Act Mean More Deportations

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases

St. Paul, MN – Today, Senator Amy Klobuchar voted to support a proposal by Republican Leader Mitch McConnell to end the Trump Shutdown without any resolution of key issue priorities. The agreement includes a promise from Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to end his refusal to allow the Dream Act to be voted upon. Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director and Co-Founder …