United We Dream

United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation, a powerful nonpartisan network made up of 55 local groups in 26 states. UWD organizes and advocates for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status. We seek to address the inequities and obstacles faced by immigrant youth and believe that by empowering immigrant youth, we can advance the cause of the entire community—justice for all immigrants. You can find more about UWD online at www.unitedwedream.org

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Monday, January 22, 2018
Immigrant Youth to Senators: Outrageous Decision to Delay Means More Immigrant Youth Will Be Deported
Today, Members of Congress voted to support a proposal by Republican Leader Mitch McConnell to end the Trump Shutdown without any resolution of key issue priorities. The agreement includes a promise from Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to end his refusal to allow the Dream Act to be...
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Newswire article
Friday, January 19, 2018
Earth to McConnell: Immigrant Youth Are In Danger Now and the Urgency is Real
Tonight, the top two Senate Republicans repeatedly lied to make excuses for their refusal to pass legislation to protect immigrant youth. In spite of controlling every branch of government, they blamed immigrants for their inability to come up with the votes to fund the government. Greisa Martinez...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Trump Announces Mass Expulsion of Thousands from Nicaragua Who’ve Lived in the U.S. for Nearly Two Decades
Last night, Trump’s Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Elaine Duke announced that the agency will terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaragua on January 5, 2019. Nicaraguan immigrants, who have lived in the United States for nearly two decades, will have 12...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Trump Fulfills White Supremacist Agenda With Decision to End DACA
Today, Trump announced he has decided to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in a scheme announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director of United We Dream said in response: “We are outraged by Trump’s decision to end DACA. “With...
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