House Bill 652 86(R)

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Sadie Hernandez | sadie@unitedwedream.org | 512-256-1276 As members of progressive organizations across the state who work with and advocate for survivors of domestic abuse, women, immigrants, and LGBTQ Texans, we urge you to pass House Bill 652 through your committee. We believe and are committed to creating a Texas where everyone, especially women of color, LGBTQ folks, and immigrants can …

United We Dream Action Members Take Immigration Discussion to ‘She the People’ Stage

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Immigrant youth leader’s message to 2020 candidates: “Comprehensive Immigration Reform” is insufficient, we want concrete policy proposals that help our community. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 2,4 2019 Media Contacts Sadie Hernandez | sadie@unitedwedream.org | 512-256-1276 Houston, TX – Today, immigrant youth leaders of United We Dream Action (UWDA) participated in the She The People Presidential Forum – a forum …

Julián Castro Becomes First Presidential Candidate to Unveil Immigration Platform

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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 United We Dream Action, issued the …

Immigrant Youth and Families Ready to Go to Work with Michelle Luján Grisham as Next Governor of New Mexico

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Our families made sure today’s victory for the well being and future of New Mexico was possible; Now it’s time to make sure our community’s dreams become reality NEW MEXICO – As news broke about Michelle Luján Grisham winning the governor seat for New Mexico tonight, immigrant youth, families, and community allies across the state celebrate and vow to do …

Immigrant Youth and Families Celebrate End of Republican Stronghold in New Mexico’s Congressional District 2

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Our families paved the way for today’s victory after three months of intense voter contact program, creating a new era in southern New Mexico Las Cruces, N.M. – Tonight, immigrant youth and families in New Mexico’s southern congressional district celebrate as Xochitl Torres-Small pulls off an upset in the 2018 midterm elections, flipping NM-02 blue after 20 years of Republican …

Immigrant Youth Say “Buh-bye” to Racist State Rep. Rinaldi

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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!” Immigrant youth remind racist, Matt Rinaldi, that Texas immigrants are “Here To Stay!” …

Trump Makes Election Eve Attack on Immigrant Youth

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It’s Up to Voters to Elect Members of Congress Who Will Stand Up to Trump and Protect 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 …

On The Last Weekend, Immigrant Youth Get Out the Vote for Beto O’Rourke & Lina Hidalgo

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Remind Voters that Immigrants are #HereToStay Houston, TX – Amid record setting early votes and youth turnout, immigrant youth of Harris County and their allies hit the pavement in communities of color to mobilize voters who might not ordinarily vote in a midterm election. Immigrant youth of United We Dream Action have been in a back-to-back effort of blockwalking, coinciding …

Immigrant Youth of United We Dream Action Hit High Gear for Final Days to Election

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Kick off 6 Days of Electoral Action for Candidates Beto O’Rourke, Lina Hidalgo, and Julie Johnson HOUSTON, TX – Today, United We Dream Action (UWDA) launches a 6-day multi-layered offensive as immigrant youth in Texas continue the fight for their lives. The days of UWDA youth hitting the phones and neighborhood streets coincide with the release of 5 new ads …