Call To #FreeThemAll Continues to Grow Amidst the Devastation of Hurricane Laura

Jose Munoz Press Releases, Uncategorized

Louisiana – In the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, which impacted parts of Louisiana, the calls for ICE to free all immigrants in detention is growing. Immigrants in detention already face inhumane conditions, but which were made worse by the storm. Since Hurricane Laura, people being held by ICE in Lasalle ICE Processing Center and Jackson Parish Correctional Center are subjected …

If Trump and USCIS Refuse to Accept New DACA Applications They Will be in Contempt of Court

Jose Munoz Uncategorized

A federal district court in Maryland reiterated what the Supreme Court told Trump: the DACA program must immediately revert back to the 2012 guidelines Washington, D.C. — Today, a United States District Court in Maryland ordered the Trump administration and USCIS to implement the full restoration of the DACA program, including initial DACA applications and advance parole. The court’s order …

New Documents Reveal ICE Access to DACA Recipients Information

Jose Munoz Press Releases, Uncategorized

New York, NY (April 21, 2020) — As immigrant youth await a decision from the Supreme Court on the unlawful termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, documents obtained by Make the Road New York and Make the Road Connecticut through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Trump administration reveal that information DACA applicants …

Congratulations 2019 UndocuGrads!

Sheridan Aguirre Uncategorized

Deya Aldana, Coordinator for United We Dream’s Education Justice Program, said: “We are so proud of all undocumented graduates this year and always. Our families and whole communities prosper when one of our own excels in their chosen path. I hope our graduates inspire those who are still making their way through the long, expensive, and stressful process of attending …

Listicle – 5 Reasons to Defund ICE and CBP

Sheridan Aguirre Uncategorized

Today the House Committee on Appropriations met to discuss the DHS budget for fiscal year 2020, which includes funding for ICE and CBP. While the funding bill that passed committee includes cuts in funding to CBP, less money for detention of our communities and no money for a racist wall, committee members approved 29-21 increased funding to ICE and money …

EXPOSED

Sheridan Aguirre Press Releases, Uncategorized

New United We Dream website compiles stories of the abuse ICE and CBP have inflicted on our communities Washington, D.C. – Today, ahead of the DHS funding bill markup in the House Committee on Appropriations, United We Dream introduced the ICE & CBP Abuse Tracker.  This new interactive website includes more than eight months’ worth of news coverage of the …

52,000 People in ICE Detention Camps; Congress Must Defund The Deportation Force Now

Sheridan Aguirre Uncategorized

Sanaa Abrar, Advocacy Director of United We Dream said: “With over 52,000 people currently held in detention camps, the Deportation Force has already bulldozed through the bloated budget given to them by Congress, and yet Trump wants even more money to fund Stephen Miller’s nativist plans to drive our communities out.   Not a single penny more must be tacked …

Immigrant Youth and Allies in New Mexico Celebrate College Affordability Win

Sheridan Aguirre Uncategorized

Law Will Provide Relief to At-Need Students, Including Undocumented Youth, By Allocating Additional Funds to State Need-Based Scholarship Santa Fe, N.M. – Following weeks of pressure from immigrant youth and allies through rallies and office visits, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed HB 127 into law last week.  The law will make changes to the already enacted College Affordability Act by …

Immigrant Youth: This Funding Bill Means Detention, Deportation and Death for Immigrants

Sadie Hernandez Press Releases, Uncategorized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 14, 2019 Media Contacts Bruna Bouhid | bruna@unitedwedream.org | 202-850-0812 “Immigrant youth of United We Dream unapologetically urge members of Congress who have told us that they stand with us and with all the immigrant families who are at risk  under Trump’s mass deportation agenda to vote no on the DHS funding bill. This bill …