United We Dream Celebrates Steady Stream of Deferred Action Applications, Prepares Push for Citizenship and Fair Treatment for All

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Washington, DC— Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the latest application figures for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which have averaged over 4,000 applications a day. United We Dream, the largest immigrant youth-led movement in the country, celebrated the new numbers and the ongoing success of DACA. “These new numbers show that our two years …

United We Dream Urges New Senate “Gang of 8” to Create Roadmap to Citizenship for DREAMers, Families & Communities.

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Washington, DC – As reported in Politico, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has convened to start working on immigration reform legislation and the largest immigrant-youth led organization in the country, United We Dream, is calling on this “Gang of 8” to listen to the American people and create a roadmap to citizenship for 11 million people in the U.S. …

United We Dream Pledges to Fight for Fair Treatment and Citizenship for DREAMers, Families and Communities.

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Washington, DC – Galvanized by their winning a momentous victory earlier this year with the creation of the deferred action policy and having earned their place at the forefront of the debate over immigration policy, 600 representatives of America’s over 2 million undocumented youth gathered in Kansas City, MO this weekend (November 30- December 2) for the United We Dream …

United We Dream Network: “DREAMers Expect Washington to Deliver Citizenship for New Americans”

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***UPDATE*** After his press conference, the  White House clarified that the President agrees with our bottom line that immigration reform must include a roadmap to citizenship.  The message to Republican leaders should be clear enough – it is time to get with the program and come to the table in immigration reform.”   Marisol Valero, Communications Director of the United …

DREAMers to President Obama: “Deferred Action delivers the Latino Vote – President Obama must deliver more

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Washington, DC — Last night, Latino voters came out to vote in record numbers clearly knowing what was at stake. Immigrant youth, the DREAMers, waged a fearless campaign to force the DREAM Act onto the political agenda and to convince the President to offer them protection from deportation – a move that 58 percent of Latino voters said made them …

Governor Mitt Romney Vows to Dismantle DREAMer Deferred Action Program

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Lorella Praeli, Policy Coordinator of the United We Dream Network made the following statement following the clarification of Gov. Mitt Romney’s remarks on DREAMer deferred action yesterday: “DREAMers across the nation are disappointed to learn that if elected to the presidency, Governor Mitt Romney would dismantle the DREAMer deferred action policy. It is also perplexing to know he has renewed …

DREAMER BENITA VELIZ, FIRST UNDOCUMENTED PERSON TO EVER SPEAK BEFORE A NATIONAL POLITICAL CONVENTION

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Tonight at the DNC -DREAMer Benita Veliz, first undocumented person to ever speak before a national political convention: “An Honor to Represent the Lives & Stories of DREAMers” In Charlotte, NC: To arrange an interview with Benita Veliz, contact Abby Rea at (214) 998-6732 or c.abigailrea@gmail.com. To arrange an interview with Gaby Pacheco, political director of the United We Dream …

AFTER TWO YEARS OF ORGANIZING THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION DELIVERS

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Historic Win! After two years of organizing, the Obama administration delivers The United We Dream Network (UWD) welcomes today’s announcement by President Obama to grant temporary relief to DREAM Act beneficiaries as a momentous act of courage and a profoundly important step toward justice for immigrant youth. The announcement comes after two years of organizing and advocacy by DREAMers to …

IMMIGRANT YOUTH LAUNCH NATIONAL “RIGHT TO DREAM” CAMPAIGN CALLING ON OBAMA TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR ALL DREAMERS

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For Immediate Release: Contact: Katy Green May 17, 2012 202-331-2389 Immigrant Youth Launch National “Right to DREAM” Campaign Calling on Obama to Provide Relief for All DREAMers After Tense Meetings with Senior White House Officials, Immigrant Youth Hold Nationwide Community Rallies to Issue Declaration of DREAMS and Demand Obama End Deportations Link to recording: http://act.americasvoiceonline.org/page/-/americasvoice/audio/DREAM%20051712.mp3