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We Gave Trump’s Press Release on Sanctuary Cities an F

August 18, 2017

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BREAKING: Texas Freedom Warriors Released from Jail Following Protest of Paxton’s Threat to Kill DACA

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Austin, TX – Following nearly 24 hours in jail, community members were released from Travis County Jail this evening after a protest at TX Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office demanding he cease his threat to kill the DACA program and terrorize 800,000 immigrant youth. Yesterday, these Freedom Warriors joined immigrant youth and allies across the […]

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BREAKING: Arrests at TX Atty. Gen Ken Paxton’s Office. Activists Protest Because of Paxton Threat to Kill DACA and Endanger Immigrant Youth

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Austin, TX – Today, six community members were arrested while putting their bodies on the line to defend 800,000 youth immigrants who are being put in imminent danger by TX Attorney General Ken Paxton’s threat to kill the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). Today, immigrant youth and allies from across the state took […]

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Immigrant Youth and Allies Mobilize to Defend DACA & TPS in Cities and States Across the Country

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Cities Nationwide – In cities and states across the country, thousands of immigrant youth and allies took to the streets to demand the Trump administration protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs. Today, marked the fifth anniversary of when immigrant youth were first able to apply […]

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100 Undocumented Youth Travel to DC to Defend DACA

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Connecticut – Today, 100 immigrant youth from across Connecticut joined  a thousand youth and allies from around the country in DC for a National Day of Action to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). Today is the 5th anniversary of DACA, marking 5 years since 800,000 immigrant youth (and 5,000 in Connecticut) […]

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United We Dream Denounces White Supremacy and the Politicians Who Fan Its Flames

Monday, August 14, 2017

Washington, DC – Over the weekend, people of conscience showed up in Charlottesville, VA to stand against hate and speak out against torch wielding white supremacists who chanted against immigrants, people of color, Jewish people and members of the LGBTQ community. Tragically, one white supremacist, drove a car into a crowd of peaceful civil rights […]

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