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Rubio Watch: Rubio’s ‘Dream Act Light’ Jumbles Immigration Issue

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio spent the week in the spotlight as the latest potential running mate for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The Hispanic lawmaker, anointed as the party's best hope for appealing to more Latino voters, came loaded for bear — rolling out an alternative to the Democrats' Dream Act. continue reading »

ICE Plans to Deport 14 Year-Old New Yorker , Victoria Tomorrow

This week, Dream Activist brings us news of a ninth grader who is scheduled to be deported this coming Sunday. According to their petition: Victoria was brought to the US when she was only 3 years old. Carina, Victoria’s mother wanted to give her little girl a better future, something she couldn’t do in Argentina. She worked hard to provide Victoria with everything she needed, including a good education. continue reading »

Rubio and Romney Together on the Campaign Trail

As the Republican Party solidifies Romney as their choice for the GOP Presidential nominee, the time has come for his running mate to be chosen. continue reading »

Reaction to Senator Marco Rubio’s DREAM Act Proposal

This is in response to Rubio’s and Romney’s DREAM Act proposal. No call has to be raised and it is reasonable to ask Republicans to support Republican Orrin Hatch’s version of the DREAM Act. continue reading »

“UndocuMemes”: Can Immigration Issues, the DREAM Act be Funny?

Dubbed "UndocuMemes," memes geared toward those fighting laws pertaining to immigration and the DREAM Act, are quickly gaining popularity. continue reading »

California DREAM Act Applications Now Available

The California DREAM Act application, approved in October of last year, is now open for students who qualify. Students who qualify under the 'Student Aid Application for Dream Act Students (SAADAS) will receive student financial aid. continue reading »

Grammy-Nominated Artist Gustavo Galindo Shows Support for Latino Youth, DREAM Act

Singer Gustavo Galindo, who was nominated for a Grammy for his disco debut, came out on Tuesday in favor of the DREAM Act after meeting with a group of Hispanic students in Chicago. continue reading »

Marco Rubio Says The Dream Act Will Encourage Illegal ‘Chain Migration’ Ignores His Family Path

Marco Rubio Says The Dream Act Will Encourage Illegal ‘Chain Migration’ (VIDEO) however, we note that Senator Rubio’s father, mother and brother entered the United States upon the invitation of a relative, what he has called: “chain migration”. Thereafter, they all enjoyed the benefits of the Cuban Adjustment Act. continue reading »

Rep. Guitierrez Blasts Dangerous Game GOP Senators are Playing With “Stolen Dreams” Act

Writing at Huffington Post, Rep. Luis Gutierrez lets loose on Republican Senators, including Marco Rubio, for their craven attempt to score cheap political points after walking away from DREAMers in 2010: continue reading »

Where is Senator Marco Rubio’s Complete Legal Immigration Plan?

After meeting in person with valedictorian Daniela Pelaez from Florida who was facing deportation, Senator Rubio restated his opposition to the DREAM ACT by saying: “it is the wrong way to do the right thing.” continue reading »

Immigration Reform- Bill to Bar Undocumented From College Dies in Georgia Legislature

Activists hailed Friday the death of SB 458, a state Senate bill that sought to bar undocumented immigrants from Georgia's public universities. The bill also aimed to invalidate foreign passports as ID for obtaining public services. continue reading »

Sen. Marco Rubio Sponsors new Republican-Backed DREAM Act, Some View as Election Ploy

Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate are preparing a watered-down version of the DREAM Act to legalize undocumented students as a type of "lure" to capture the Hispanic vote in November. continue reading »

DREAM Advocates Begin a 3,000-mile March from California to Washington

Jose Gonzalez was born in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1987, but he has called California home for almost all of his 25 years. A community college graduate, as well as a youth minister in his church, Jose wants to attend continue reading »

Georgia Passes New Immigration Law Concerning Dreamers

Last Monday, March 6th, the Georgia Senate, passed a new immigration law called the SB458. Represented by the Republican Party, this law addresses the current issues related to the Dream Act and recent state legislature that pertains to undocumented immigrants and their children. continue reading »

Occupy Chicago Movement will join young immigrants in march

The 'Occupy Chicago' movement, in association with its sister organization 'Occupy the Barrio' announced its participation in the national march for young immigrants of America called 'Out from the Shadows'. continue reading »

Latino Group Joins Re-Enactment of Selma to Montgomery March

Thousands of people gather in Alabama each year to re-enact the Selma to Montgomery March that took place 47 years ago. This year protesters will have not just a memory but a new cause as they march across the Edmund Pettis Bridge. continue reading »

Nearly-Deported DREAM Act-ers Daniela and Dayana Pelaez Visit Members of Congress (VIDEO)

Daniela and Dayana Pelaez, two sisters from Miami who were facing a deportation later this month, attended several meetings with members of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 7. continue reading »

DREAM Act UPDATE: Valedictorian Daniela Pelaez Wins 2-Year Reprieve in Deportation Fight

A Florida high school student is facing many undocumented student’s worst nightmare, despite having never been in trouble, and a very impressive academic career. continue reading »

Georgia Mulls Banning Undocumented from Public Universities

Activists and students in Georgia rallied here to urge legislators to reject SB 458, which if approved would prohibit access by undocumented immigrants to all of the state's public universities. continue reading »

Faces of the DREAM Act: Crocheting Student Jose Luis Zelaya Runs for Student Office at Texas A&M

We first heard about undocumented student Jose Luis Zelaya after he posted a video of himself attempting to crochet his way to a Guinness World Record to help pay for college for his sister and graduate school for himself. continue reading »