Deportation Force Profiled and Targeted United We Dream Leaders

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After Immigrant Youth Shut Down Border in Peaceful Protest of Child Detention Camp, Greisa Martinez Rosas, UWD Deputy Executive Director, Profiled, Targeted and Detained by Deportation Force EL PASO, TEXAS – This morning, Greisa Martinez Rosas, United We Dream Deputy Executive Director, and DACA beneficiary, was pulled from the security line at the El Paso International Airport by agents of …

Deyanira — DACA & Us

United We Dream DACA, Stories

Having to call my mother the day of the elections was one of the hardest moments of my life. I remember needing to hear her voice more than anything, but also feeling like I had to be strong for her. As I waited for her to answer the rings felt eternal, and when she did we both dance around the …

My name is Naren and I’m HereToStay.

United We Dream DACA, Stories

Hello, My name is Naren. I applied for advance parole on August 29. I was able to have my grandmother request a letter from her doctor. The application process was fairly simple. Before filling for advance parole I consulted with a lawyer who wanted $1950 for this process. When I asked the lawyer why is he charging so much he …

My student experience with National Institutions Coming Out Day

Alejandra Perez Education Justice, Stories, Tools

My name is Alejandra Pérez and I am an undocumented, unafraid, and unapologetic fourth year student at the University of Washington Bothell. I came out as an undocumented immigrant during my senior of high school and ever since, I have been fighting for equitable access to higher education for undocumented students by creating systemic change. Our first victory was gettting …

How DACA Changed My Life – Rodrigo’s Story

United We Dream DACA, Stories

My name is Rodrigo Trejo, and I’m 20 years old. I’m from Tamaulipas, Mexico, a place I have little recollection about since my departure from Mexico to the U.S when I was six years old. Adapting wasn’t so difficult, I picked up the English language at a fast pace, due to my eagerness to learn new things. I would get …