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

September 22, 2017

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 […]

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United We Dream Announces New DACA Renewal Fund to Help Support Thousands of Urgent DACA Renewals

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, United We Dream announced The DACA Renewal Fund (www.dacarenewalfund.com): an urgent push to support DACA recipients renewal application fees. For more information, or to donate to The Renewal Fund, click here. The Renewal Fund will directly support DACA recipients’ renewal applications – every single dollar raised will go directly to renewal […]

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UWD: Our Drive for Clean Dream Act Remains Steady

September 14, 2017

Washington, DC – Last night, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced they had reached an agreement with Donald Trump over dinner regarding immigrant youth and the border. The announcement included no details about legislative language and conflicting reports have already emerged. Adrian Reyna, Director of Membership at United We Dream and […]

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Immigrant Groups and Allies Call on Congressional Democrats to Force Vote on Dream Act

September 7, 2017

Washington, DC — Today, Kamal Essaheb of the National Immigration Law Center, Greisa Martinez of United We Dream, and Angel Padilla of the Indivisible Project issued the following statement on congressional Democrats’ legislative response to Trump’s announcement that he would be ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) after six months unless Congress acts. “Today, […]

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Trump Fulfills White Supremacist Agenda With Decision to End DACA

September 5, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Trump announced he has decided to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in a scheme announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director of United We Dream said in response: “We are outraged by Trump’s decision to end DACA. “With this move, Trump is fulfilling a […]

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TX Immigrant Leaders and Allies Celebrate SB 4 Injunction & Say: The Fight for Our Dignity Continues #WithLove4TX

Friday, September 1, 2017

Austin, TX – Today, on the racist SB 4 law’s implementation date, immigrant youth, mothers, educators and advocates gathered outside the Governor’s Mansion to celebrate the partial injunction on SB 4, and commit to defending the DACA program and fight for the dignity of all immigrants across the state, especially as we face the aftermath of […]

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