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

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 […]

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Greisa Martinez-Rosas: A Shameful Vote Should be a Reminder Recovery For All is Crucial to Defeat COVID-19

Washington, D.C. February 5, 2021 – Yesterday, by a 58-42 vote the Senate agreed to Sen. Young’s (R-IN) Amendment 54  which excludes undocumented immigrants from receiving stimulus checks and would deliberately exclude U.S. citizen children and spouses of undocumented people. This despite the hardships immigrants have faced during the pandemic. The amendment in question did […]

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Juan Manuel Guzman: Trump Cements His Legacy of Anti-Immigrant Violence During Border Wall Visit

Washington, D.C. January 12, 2021 – Trump tried to divert our attention from the violence he sowed through inciting an insurrection by visiting his racist border wall in Alamo, Texas today. His visit cemented his legacy of anti-immigrant rhetoric, policy and action that has fomented further violence and trauma against Black and brown immigrants. Juan […]

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Greisa Martinez Rosas: Biden Promises One of His First Acts Will be Protecting DACA

Washington, D.C. November 9, 2020– Just hours after millions of people celebrated the resounding defeat of Trump, multiple news sources began reporting that the Biden transition team is preparing numerous executive orders for the beginning of the Biden administration, one of them being an executive order to fully reinstate DACA. Greisa Martinez Rosas, Executive Director of […]

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GAO Finds Wolf and Cuccinelli Not Qualified to Hold their Positions, DHS Must Rescind Their Illegitimate Memo Dismantling DACA

Washington, D.C. Aug. 14, 2020- Today, the Government Accountability Office said that Chad Wolf, Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary, and Ken Cuccinelli, Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Secretary, were invalidly appointed and therefore ineligible to hold these positions. On July 20 Wolf issued a new memo set to dismantle the Deferred Action […]

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Adrian Reyna: Trump’s Attempt to Erase Immigrants In Census Data Hurts Us All

Washington, D.C. July 21, 2020– Today, President Trump is expected to sign an executive order to ban immigrants from being counted in the 2020 Census by limiting non-Citizens from being included in population numbers for redistricting. This order comes a year after the Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration’s attempts to add a citizenship question […]