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United We Dream Honors the Courage of Immigrant Community Freedom Fighters Attacked Yesterday In Los Angeles

Friday, October 27, 2017

Washington, DC –  Yesterday, peaceful protesters organized by the Service Employees International Union, UNITE HERE, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights and others were attacked by the driver of a car who accelerated through a crowd while advocating to get a Republican Congressman to stop the Trump mass-deportation agenda. Adrian Reyna, Membership Director for United […]

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Trump Continues Heartless and Racist Attack on Immigrants with New Refugee Ban

October 26, 2017

Washington, DC  –  Trump and his administration announced a new version of  a refugee ban through another Executive Order. The ban bars admission of 11 nationalities, including Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Mali, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen and stateless refugees from Palestine will be banned for a 90-day period. Sanaa Abrar, Policy […]

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Sen. Kamala Harris Says Her Vote on Key Spending Bill Hinges on Protecting Immigrant Youth

October 25, 2017

Washington, DC  –  Today, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) said that she would withhold her vote on a key spending bill unless Congress protects immigrant youth. Harris said: “I will not vote for an end-of-year spending bill until we are clear about what we are going to do to protect and take care of our DACA […]

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In San Antonio and El Paso, Immigrant Youth & Allies Tell Rep. Will Hurd To Pass a Clean Dream Act by December!

Friday, Oct 20, 2017

San Antonio and El Paso, Texas – Today, Texas immigrant youth and allies took action at the San Antonio and El Paso/Socorro offices of Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) to bring their lived experiences, truth, persistence, and demands for a clean Dream Act by December. Video and photos from the today’s events can be found for […]

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Immigrant Youth & Allies Rally at Dallas Office of Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) for Clean Dream Act by December

October 19, 2017

Dallas, TX – Yesterday, immigrant youth leaders and allies with United We Dream, Indivisible Richardson, and MoveOn.org from TX-32 took to the streets outside the office of US Rep. Pete Sessions to share their stories, commitment, and demands for a clean Dream Act by December of this year. The action follows Trump’s decision to kill […]

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Anti-Immigrant Puppeteer Jeff Sessions Dodges Questions on His Scheme to End DACA and Deport Immigrant Youth

October 18, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. As expected, Sessions continued to dodge questions regarding his scheme to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which has upended the lives of over 800,000 immigrant young people and left them at risk for deportation. During the hearing, Senator Durbin […]

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