UUSC Senior Associate for Digital Campaigns: Shayna Lewis, 617-301-4333, slewis[@]uusc.org
Today’s agreement funds the government past Trump’s arbitrary March 5 deadline to end DACA, with still no long-term solution for Dreamers in sight. Our communities are again left stranded in uncertainty and fear.
After showing moral courage last Friday by insisting the government make good on its promises to Dreamers, many members of Congress completely lost their nerve today and failed to hold the line for immigrant youth, whose families and futures depend on passage of the Dream Act.
Nearly 700,000 undocumented young people still in limbo after rancorous Congressional bartering
President’s comments only fuel advocacy to gain permanent residency for Dreamers, TPS recipients
Today’s decision in Congress passing a stopgap spending bill extends government funding until January 19 left hundreds of thousands of Dreamers out in the cold.
For funders who want more of a participatory role in causes they support, UUSC’s climate displacement funders guide encourages donors to become advocates and serve as active bridges for grassroots solutions.
UUSC In the News
A 2015 study of Texas family detention centers commissioned by the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee said such separation can cause parents to re-experience past traumas associated with the fear of not being able to protect their children.
A 2015 report published by the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee identified time in holding cells as the "most difficult and traumatic" period of detention for people apprehended by U.S. immigration authorities.
Immigrants and allies, faith leaders, elected officials will rally at Faneuil Hall on Wednesday, December 6 at 4 p.m. in solidarity with the massive “DEFEND OUR IMMIGRANT FAMILIES” mobilization taking place the same day in Washington, D.C.
Wage theft, which costs America’s low-wage workers an estimated $50 billion each year, comes in different forms.
After several days as a volunteer Spanish-language translator in a federal detention center in Texas, Judy Elliott thought she could no longer be shocked.
A non-profit organization in Terrebonne Parish that supports lowland people and places through education, research and advocacy received a fellowship award to help continue some of its work.
Salote Soqo leads the implementation of UUSC’s environmental justice and climate action program. As senior program leader, she works to identify, develop and evaluate a new human rights portfolio focused […]
Amber Moulton leads UUSC’s emergent research program, designed to raise awareness about critical human rights issues and help advance UUSC’s advocacy work. As the researcher in the Programs, Advocacy, and […]
Rachel Gore Freed is a human rights lawyer, community organizer, and social justice advocate and educator with a wealth of domestic and international experience. As UUSC’s Vice President and Chief […]