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Joe Biden Won’t Face Immigrant Youth and Mothers

Las Vegas, NV – Leaders of United We Dream Action (UWDA) were outside an event in Las Vegas, Nevada where Joe Biden was speaking to demand the Vice President and presidential nominee make real commitments to our immigrant community. One of our leaders confronted Biden to ask him directly: “Will

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Trump Escalates Attacks Against Immigrant Communities

Washington, D.C. – Today, the New York Times reported that the Trump administration will be deploying 100 agents from CBP to cities across the country in an attempt to further terrorize immigrants and people of color. The operation, which will run February through May, will involve agents equipped with stun

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Bloomberg’s Immigration Plan Would Not Get a Date With Us

Washington, D.C. – This week billionaire and Democratic presidential candidate, Michael Bloomberg, tried to win our love by releasing his immigration plan. His release added to the list of underwhelming immigration plans by other moderate presidential candidates like Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg (Amy Klobuchar didn’t make this list because

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New Hampshire Primary Shows Progressive Candidates & Policies Win

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Bernie Sanders won the Democratic New Hampshire primary, showing that voters are eager for candidates with progressive values.  Cristina Jiménez, Co-Founder and Executive Director of United We Dream Action, said: “Yesterday, New Hampshire signaled to the rest of the country that they are ready for bold,

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Immigrant Youth Will Have A Key Role in 2020 Election

Washington, D.C. – In 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States will be deciding on the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The decision will have an impact on over 700,000 DACA recipients and their families and friends. No matter the decision,

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Tom Steyer Unveils His Immigration Plan

Washington, D.C. – Today, billionaire and presidential candidate Tom Steyer released his immigration plan, A Welcoming Nation for All. In his plan, Steyer lays out a plan to reinstate and extend DACA, divert funding from ICE and CBP, and end privately owned concentration camps.  In addition, Steyer commits to decriminalize

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Julián Castro Led Progressives in the Right Direction

Washington, DC – Today, former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Julián Castro announced the end of his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.  Secretary Castro was the first candidate of the major 2020 Democratic Primary contenders to release an

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