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Campaign Launched To Assist Students Applying for Deferred Action

A coalition of civic groups launched Tuesday in Washington a national campaign to help thousands of undocumented students avoid deportation by means of a process known as "deferred action." continue reading »

Sen. Dick Durbin, Rep. Luis Gutierrez: Messages for DREAMers About Deferred Action

In June, President Obama and Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano announced that they would spare certain immigrants from deportation if they meet the general criteria of the DREAM Act continue reading »

Where and Who Are The Young People Eligible for the President’s “Deferred Action” Initiative

The Obama Administration’s “deferred action” initiative for unauthorized youth who were brought to this country as children has raised a number of crucial questions. How many people will be eligible? Who are they? And where do they live? A new analysis by the Immigration Policy Center (IPC), together with Rob Paral & Associates, provides some answers. While other analyses have produced national and state-level estimates of how many immigrants could benefit from the deferred action initiative, the IPC report provides a new level of detail, breaking down the eligible population by nationality and age at not only the national and state level, but the congressional district level as well. continue reading »

USCIS Clarifies Process for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals-Filing Fee $465..No DWI’s Allowed

USCIS has just posted all of the information that was covered on the press call regarding re: Deferred Action for Childhood arrivals. Go to: www.uscis.gov/childhoodarrivals to find the most detained information about the program to continue reading »

LULAC Advises Individuals NOT to Submit a Deferred Action Request Now- Wait to Apply

LULAC advises eligible individuals NOT to submit a deferred action request under the Deferred Action Process for Young People memorandum issued by Secretary Napolitano on June 15. If you submit now, your application will be rejected. The Secretary’s directive gives USCIS 60 days to create a process to accept these requests and USCIS is unable to accept requests at this time. Please continue to check their website for updates. continue reading »

Head of Anti-Hispanic Hate Group Interviewed by Anti-Semitic Publication

The conspiracy-oriented anti-Semitic publication, American Free Press (AFP) interviewed Glenn Spencer, who heads the anti-Hispanic hate group, American Border Patrol (ABP), in an article published on July 16, 2012. ABP regularly does video surveillance of the Mexican-American border. continue reading »

Study Finds Immigrants Make Up About 23% of Undergraduates in U.S. Schools

According to a new study form the National Center of Education Statistics, roughly 23 percent of the approximately 22.3 million undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary schools during the 2007-08 school year were immigrants or were second-generation Americans with at least one immigrant parent. 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 »

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 »

Miami School Board Honors DREAM Act Valedictorian Who Faced Deportation

A Florida high school student and class valedictorian who just a couple of months ago faced deportation was honored this week by the school’s board. 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 »

WATCH:  Romney’s Super Tuesday Victory Rally Disrupted by DREAM Act Students

DREAMers decided to disrupt Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney’s, six state Super Tuesday win yesterday. One of the states Mitt won was his home state of Massachusetts and that is where he was met by DREAM act supporters. continue reading »

National Tequila Party Urges Passage of DREAM Act in Memory of Joaquin Luna’s Suicide

As we approach the one year anniversary of the failed 2010 DREAM Act vote, the National Tequila Party Movement -- a Latina female-led political movement is calling for United States Senators to pass the DREAM Act continue reading »

Durbin Questions DHS Secretary Napolitano About New Process for DREAM Act Deportations (VIDEO)

Durbin questioned Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano about a new process for DREAM Act deportations. continue reading »

Microsoft, Experts Stress Need for High-Skilled Immigration in Senate Hearing

While the House Judiciary Committee focused on a very different part of immigration yesterday, its Senate counterpart held a hearing on “The Economic Imperative for Enacting Immigration Reform.” In the hearing, witnesses testified that immigration reform that makes it easier for high-skilled immigrants to come work in the U.S. is not only good policy, but an economic necessity. Brad Smith, General Counsel and Senior VP for Legal and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft testified that smart immigration reform could create more jobs for American workers, something the economy needs as our nation struggles to recover from the recession. continue reading »

A Letter to the President From a DREAMER in the Denver Post

In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama said this about Bruce Randolph School in Denver: Take a school like Bruce Randolph in Denver. Three years ago, it was rated one of the worst schools in Colorado; located on turf between two rival continue reading »

‘One Nation’ Sarah Palin Disses DREAM Act at the Footsteps of Ellis Island (VIDEO)

Sarah Pallin’s ‘One Nation’ bus tour or Alaska’s version of RV travel with out a map, stopped in New York at the Statute of Liberty. As she continues to proclaim this traveling fiasco is not political or presidential she did make time to diss DREAMers and the DREAM Act. continue reading »

STUDY: No Apparent Negative Effect by Providing In-State Tuition for Non-Citizen Students

The Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University is presented a report entitled “The Effects of In-State Tuition for Non-Citizens: A Systematic Review of the Evidence”. continue reading »

Mexican Rock Band Maná Calls for Immigration Reform On the Eve of Their First Album in 5 Years

Mexican rock band, Mana, calls for “justice for the undocumented” while attending Billboard’s Latin Music Conference in Miami. continue reading »