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LGBTQ Rights Are Immigrant Rights

Washington, D.C. – Today, ahead of National ‘Coming Out Day’ on October 11th, Democratic Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Pete Buttigieg released comprehensive plans for LGBTQ people which outline specific policies to protect LGBTQ immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. This is in addition to plans released by Julián

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Trump Administration Continues to Block People from Seeking Asylum

Washington, D.C. – According to the AP, the Trump administration will be signing a “cooperative asylum agreement” with El Salvador, designating it a “haven for migrants seeking asylum,” despite the fact that El Salvadorians have been fleeing their home country due to increased violence. Earlier this summer the Trump administration

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The Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration to Deny Asylum Cases 

Washington, D.C. – Today,  the Supreme Court of the United States ruled to let the Trump administration deny asylum claims at the southern border, which will disproportionately affect Black and brown immigrants from Central America. In July, Trump announced a rule change that would require people to apply for asylum

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Immigrant Youth Unveil First Endorsements for 2020!

Washington, D.C. – Today, immigrant youth of United We Dream Action announced their first round of  2020 endorsements for eleven congressional champions. These candidates have proven themselves to be true leaders in protecting immigrant youth and our entire communities. In 2018, immigrant youth and allies of United We Dream Action

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SCOTUS to Take Up DACA Case

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Supreme Court announced they will take up the DACA litigation. The hearing on the case could occur at the end of 2019 or early 2020. A ruling would be issued between January-June 2020.  Greisa Martinez Rosas, DACA recipient and Deputy Executive Director of United We

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House Bill 652 86(r)

Attn: The Honorable Dade Phelan and members of the State Affairs CommitteeCapitol Station Austin, TX 78711 RE: House Bill 652 86(R) Dear Chairman Dade Phelan and members of the State Affairs Committee, As members of progressive organizations across the state who work with and advocate for survivors of domestic abuse, women, immigrants, and

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