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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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Julián Castro Becomes First Presidential Candidate to Unveil Immigration Platform

Washington, DC – Yesterday, presidential candidate and former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Julián Castro, unveiled his ‘People First’ Immigration policy. Secretary Castro is the first candidate of the major 2020 Democratic Primary contenders to release an immigration platform. Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director of

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Immigrant Youth say “Buh-Bye” to Racist State Rep. Rinaldi

Austin, TX – Tonight, we celebrate the hard work of thousands of young people, people of color, and allies who fought for a new vision for Texas, and elected UWDA endorsed candidate, Julie Johnson. Immigrant youth remind racist, Matt Rinaldi, that Texas immigrants are “Here To Stay!” Julieta Garibay, Co-Founder

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Trump Makes Election Eve Attack on Immigrant Youth

Washington, DC – Today, Trump’s Justice Department sent a petition to the Supreme Court demanding they rule on their drive to wipe out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This is an extraordinary measure to reject three federal court rulings just so that they can deport 800,000 immigrant youth

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