Ending DACA Would Have Wide-Ranging Effects but Immigrant Youth are Fired Up and Politically Engaged

Authors: TOM K. WONG, SANAA ABRAR, TOM JAWETZ, IGNACIA RODRIGUEZ KMEC, PATRICK O’SHEA, GREISA MARTINEZ ROSAS, AND PHILIP E. WOLGIN Since it was first announced on June 15, 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy has provided work authorization and temporary relief from deportation to approximately 822,000 undocumented young people across the United States. From July 16 […]

Biden is Choosing to Continue and Expand Trump-Era Policies

Trump enacted some of the most violent and extreme anti-immigrant policies that we’ve seen in recent history–one full year after becoming president, Biden has yet to get rid of them. Biden has failed to roll back Trump policies, and his inaction has endangered the lives of millions of people that he could have helped throughout […]

What You Should Know About the Parliamentarian’s Anti-Immigrant Advice

1. Democrats have the POWER to make citizenship happen The Senate parliamentarian, an unelected advisor, recommended against the inclusion of work permits and protections from deportations in the budget reconciliation package. This is the third time she has denied protections to our communities. 2. Democrats have the power to reject her recommendation and they must! […]

Questions & Answers: Filling out DACA Forms (I-821D, I-765, I-765WS)

(This Guide does not substitute legal advice from an Attorney or accredited representative.) Form I-182D Consideration of Deferred Action of Childhood Arrival Download form I-182D Where can I find the latest application forms for DACA? You can find the latest DACA forms on the USCIS website. Make sure it is the current version by checking […]

Guidance for DACA Recipients and Legal Practitioners – Frequently Asked Questions

[UPDATE ON 4/12/2022] – The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that DACA renewals can now be filed online. Current DACA recipients must first create a USCIS online account in order to file Forms I-821D (DACA) and I-765 (application for work authorization) online. The online account provides a quick and easy method of submitting forms, […]

How to: Record Your Undeniable Video!

We need your help to get our message to Biden and Congress, and the best way to do this is to record our very own stories. Upload your videos on Twitter and Instagram and tag @UNITEDWEDREAM! Posting the Video Post on your social media Twitter and Instagram. Try to keep it at 2 minutes or […]

Biden’s Immigration Actions: What You Need To Know

Thanks to the Black-led, multi-racial coalition of organizers who made today possible,  Biden is the new president! This is our victory. Because of our undeniable presence and resilient work, Biden has made immigration a top priority of his administration. Today he released details of his Day 1 immigration bill and list of planned executive actions. […]