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UWD to Trump: You Can’t Love Immigrant Youth While You Terrorize Immigrants

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Washington, DC – Donald Trump expressed affection for immigrant youth at a press conference earlier today. Meanwhile, Daniel Ramirez Medina, a DACA beneficiary is being denied his freedom by agents of Trump’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE), mothers like Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos are being deported, women are being processed for deportation after reporting […]

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ICE Must Give DACA Recipient, Daniel Medina, His Freedom Immediately

February 14, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, news broke that Daniel Ramirez Medina, a beneficiary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) has been detained by agents with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) for days.  Beneficiaries of the DACA program like Daniel have been promised a two year reprieve from deportation and a work […]

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Immigrant Youth Demand Mayor Stanton Make Phoenix a Sanctuary of Safety After Local Police Help Trump Regime Deport Phoenix Mom

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Washington, D.C. — Today, Guadalupe García de Rayos, a mom and resident of Phoenix, AZ was deported after 21 years of living and working in the United States, ripped apart from her husband and two U.S. citizen teenage children. Guadalupe is a victim of virulently anti-immigrant Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s unconstitutional immigration raids in 2008, where […]

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Immigrants & Allies Set Eyes On Texas House of Representatives As Senate Republicans Vote to Terrorize Immigrant Communities

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Austin, TX — Today, Texas Senate Republicans shamefully voted along party lines for the anti-immigrant bill, SB 4 which would bring Donald Trump’s nightmare to Texas by undermining sanctuary city policies, criminalizing Texans who stand up for immigrants and unleash racial profiling of immigrants across the state. The anti-immigrant bill was rammed through the Senate […]

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Hundreds Testify Against Texas Anti-Immigrant Bill SB 4, Which Would Terrorize Immigrant & Latino Community

Friday, February 3, 2017

Houston, TX — Yesterday and today, immigrant youth from Houston, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, the Rio Grande Valley, College Station, Beaumont, and across Texas converged on the State Capitol to launch their UndocuTexas campaign to protect the immigrant community from attacks on sanctuary policies and a longstanding tuition equity law. Hundreds from all over Texas took […]

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Immigrant Youth Network Decries Trump’s Expected Homophobic and Transphobic Attack

Monday, January 30, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, news stories broke foreshadowing another series of executive directives  by the new President to continue dragging the country backwards. After launching his mass deportation agenda through a series of executive directives last week, he is rumored to be preparing to take aim at the LGBTQ community, children and families by encouraging […]

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