DACA Update: Judge Hanen’s Response

Judge Hanen has stopped the new DACA rule from going into effect. Judge Hanen has prevented the new DACA rule, set to replace the 2012 DACA memo inside DHS, from going into effect on Oct. 31 while he waits to make a final decision. DHS will continue to accept DACA renewals and advance parole for […]

Scholarships for undocumented students and DACA recipients

If you’re undocumented or have DACA, going to college or university can seem financially daunting. We’ve got your back! We put together a list of the latest scholarships open to undocumented students and/or DACA recipients. Latest scholarships:

Top 5 Things You Should Know About the 5th Circuit DACA Decision

The Fifth Circuit Court has agreed with anti-immigrant Judge Hanen, and has sent the decision back for Hanen to decide on the future of DACA. Despite this, DACA continues open for renewals, for now! Judge Hanen had already ordered the partial end of the program last year – meaning that right now DACA is still […]

Sneakers Sculpture Project

When one of us thrives, we all thrive — and there is plenty to go around. But that means we must lift everyone up: Black, brown, indigenous, immigrant and refugee alike. There is no racial justice without immigrant justice. Join our effort.

Biden’s final DACA rule is out! – Here’s what you need to know.

The final DACA rule is meant to replace the 2012 DACA Memo from DHS to further legitimize DACA in courts. However, it does not change the current status of DACA. The Biden Administration has fallen short of its promise to “preserve and fortify” DACA, and has missed the opportunity to expand and update DACA to […]

Local Policy Guide

Local governments are key to protecting and safeguarding the rights of all community members and advancing the agency of their immigrant residents. UWD and ILRC’s Local Policy Guide describes examples of local policies from across the country that help protect immigrants from deportation by: (1) reducing arrests, (2) protecting constitutional rights, (3) appropriating resources wisely, […]

2021 UndocuHealth Report

In collaboration with the Latinx Immigrant Health Alliance (LIHA), United We Dream launched a new mental health report surveying over 600 undocumented youth and adults over the span of 10 months to best understand how our community’s health and wellbeing were impacted during COVID-19, in addition to the continued attacks from the Trump administration, the constant threat […]

Loving Kindness Meditation for Oppressive Experiences

Find a comfortable seated position. That could be on a chair. It could be on a cushion. Take a few deep breaths. Become aware of the sensation of sitting. Feel the heaviness of your body. Notice your breath. Today we will do the Lovingkindness Meditation for Oppressive Experiences. Connect with the feeling of being devalued […]