Trump Is Locking Up Kids. Republicans Blocked the Dream Act.

Sheridan Aguirre Uncategorized

In other news: the sky is blue and ice is cold. For Immediate ReleaseContact:Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202.850.0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Washington, DC – Today, Donald Trump said that he “hates” the family separations that his own administration mandated. Yesterday, Paul Ryan and Republicans unveiled an immigration bill that they say will stop family separations, which it …

Immigrant Youth to Sens. Coons & Carper: A Promise Will Not Protect Me, Your Delays on the Dream Act Mean More Deportations

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Dover, DE – Today, Senators Chris Coons and Tom Carper 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 …

With Their Lives on the Line, Immigrant Youth Brought Their Urgency for the Dream Act and Personal Stories to 12 Congressional Offices Today

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Tell Republican Dream Killers to Stop Blocking the Dream Act and Tell Democrats to Use Their Leverage to Pass Legislation to Protect Immigrants For Immediate ReleaseBruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202-793-2267Texas: Chris Valdez |  chris@unitedwedream.org | 713-352-8197 Washington, DC – With urgency building and more young people losing their protections from deportation every day, young people, …

Immigrant Youth to Schumer & Democrats: Are You Leaders of the Deportation Caucus or Will You Defend the Lives of Immigrants?

Bruna Bouhid Press Releases, Uncategorized

A vote for the CR without the Dream Act is a vote to deport immigrant youth For Immediate Release Contact: Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267Sam Yu | syu@nakasec.org | 213-703-0992 Washington, DC – Today, Members of Congress will make decision on the final contours of “must pass” legislation to fund the government for an …

Trump Terminates Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Immigrants from Sudan, Putting Them in Danger

United We Dream Press Releases, Uncategorized

Washington, DC – This week, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Elaine Duke announced that the agency will terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan on November 2, 2018. Sudanese immigrants  will have one year before they have to leave the United States. Once they return to Sudan they will surely face political and economic instability. The move is …

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United We Dream Delivers Immigration Recommendations to President Obama at the White House

United We Dream Press Releases, Uncategorized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2015 Contact: Mario Carrillo | mario@unitedwedream.org | 915.449.6463 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, President Obama met with leaders on immigration reform including United We Dream’s Lorella Praeli at the White House before leaving to Miami for a town hall hosted by Telemundo and MSNBC where he promoted the deferred action programs that would protect millions …

BREAKING: President Obama Agrees to Deport 70,000 More People, Separate Countless More Families

United We Dream Press Releases, Uncategorized

September 6, 2014 “Obama’s legacy with our communities: deporter. Dreamers are outraged and will take action until our families are safe.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, reports announced that President Obama has once again delayed using his indisputable executive authority to provide deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants. This clearly political move leaves millions of mothers and fathers under …

Morally Bankrupt and Politically Stupid: GOP Agrees to End DACA and Deport Dreamers

United We Dream Press Releases, Uncategorized

July 17, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Republican Party is making it official – their preferred response to the child refugee crisis of Central American kids along our border is to end the DACA program and deport Dreamers. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a popular program that has provided over 600,000 young Dreamers new chances to pursue work, …