From ‘Remain in Mexico’ to Title 42, the Biden Administration Must Use Its Power to End White Nationalist Policies on All Fronts

Washington, D.C. – Following a lower court’s order to reinstate the racist Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ program that resulted in thousands of human rights abuses, the Biden administration issued a new memo last week moving to terminate the program for the second time.  Cynthia Garcia, National Campaigns Manager for Community Protection of United We Dream, said: “Immigrant communities and our allies relentlessly […]

To Continue Protecting Undocumented Workers, the Biden Administration Must Deliver Citizenship Now!

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas released a memo directing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to cease mass workplace raids targeting undocumented workers. Cynthia Garcia, National Campaigns Manager for Community Protection of United We Dream, said: “For millions of undocumented essential workers across the country, the always-looming threat of deportation has often quelled their […]

Home is Here Coalition: Democrats Must Deliver on Their Promise of Citizenship This Year!

Washington, D.C. — On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security proposed a new rule for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The proposed rule comes after a federal judge in Texas ended DACA for first-time applicants in July as part of a lawsuit led by Attorney General Ken Paxton and Republican Attorneys General from eight other […]

Black Lives Matter: President Biden and Democrats in Congress Must Abolish ICE and CBP, Welcome Refugees

Washington, D.C. – In response to Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) horrific and abusive treatment of Haitian migrants seeking safety at the border, Greisa Martinez Rosas, Executive Director of United We Dream, released the following statement: “From Border Patrol agents brandishing whips against Haitian people to at least four mass deportation flights to Haiti carried out today alone, […]

In A Day Marked to Celebrate Immigrants, Biden Moves to Expel Thousands More of Them

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Biden administration announced an appeal to a federal court ruling asking them to allow them to continue using the Trump-era Title 42 policy. This news comes as over 50 lawmakers are calling on President Biden to halt deportations of Black immigrants to Haiti. Juliana Macedo do Nascimento, Senior Advocacy Manager of United We Dream, said: “Did […]

Full Page New York Times Ad Makes it Clear: The Time for Citizenship is Now. No Excuses.

Washington, D.C. – Today, United We Dream led eight other progressive and racial justice organizations in unveiling a brand new, full page ad in the New York Times. For these organizations, including Black Voters Matter, The Frontline, Indivisible, Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA), Make The Road New York, MoveOn, the Sunrise Movement, and the Working Families Party, and […]

In The Cover of Night, U.S. Supreme Court Upholds White Nationalism

Washington, D.C. – Last night, the Supreme Court refused to issue an emergency stay on a lower court’s ruling to reinstate Trump’s Remain in Mexico program.  Juliana Macedo do Nascimento, Senior Advocacy Manager of United We Dream, said: “Last night’s unacceptable decision by the Supreme Court on Trump’s racist ‘Remain in Mexico’ program leaves President Biden with a simple […]

This is Our Year: Momentum to Win Citizenship for Millions Builds After House Passes $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted along party lines to pass the $3.5 trillion budget resolution which includes over $100 billion to support a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants. The House vote comes on the heels of the Senate’s approval of the budget resolution earlier this month.  Juliana Macedo do Nascimento, Senior Advocacy Manager […]

130+ Groups Release Top Five Immigration Priorities for Biden Administration’s Next Budget

Washington D.C. — Today, 131 organizations published a statement for the Biden administration outlining the top immigration priorities that must be included in the country’s budget for Fiscal Year 2023. As the Biden administration begins crafting next year’s budget, advocates are sending a strong message that it is long past time for the United States to redirect […]