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Latino Leaders Considering Idea of Tequila Party

Latino leaders nationwide and in Nevada are quietly considering stepping back from the Democratic Party and forming an independent grass-roots political party. Similar to the Tea-Party (in model only) the idea is being considered out of frustration over the Party’s inaction on immigration reform. Latino leaders have called their proposal “ Tequila Party.” continue reading »

Gutierrez Hopeful Vote on DREAM Act still Possible

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) is confident that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev) will bring the DREAM Act back before the Senate breaks for the fall. “I’m really really hopeful [that the DREAM Act will come up before the end of the year],” Gutierrez told The Hill after the measure stalled in the Senate this week. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: GOP Block of “don’t ask , don’t tell” Holds up DREAM Act

In a vote of 56-43, the Senate fell short of the 60 required votes to begin a debate on a bill regarding the policy of gays in the military and also to begin discussions on the DREAM Act that would have been added as a amendment had the bill made it past the first hurdle. continue reading »

Undocumented Students Rally in support the DREAM Act (VIDEO)

After being introduced 9 years ago, the DREAM Act is being resurrected this week. The Dream Act would give conditional, legal status to the children of illegal immigrations after they complete two years of college or military service. continue reading »

Undocumented Students Rally in support the DREAM Act (VIDEO)

After being introduced 9 years ago, the DREAM Act is being resurrected this week. The Dream Act would give conditional, legal status to the children of illegal immigrations after they complete two years of college or military service. continue reading »

The DREAM can wait no longer

Over the past few months, the topic of immigration has continued to fuel debate among legislators, the media and the American public. With federal immigration reform currently stalled in Congress and controversial state laws like the one passed in Arizona continuing to threaten the livelihood of hardworking immigrant families, our nation faces a difficult crossroads. continue reading »

Breaking News: Next Weeks Defense Bill to Include DREAM Act

Senate Democrats are looking to take on two controversial issues with one piece of legislation next week. The defense authorization bill scheduled for next week includes the "Don’t ask Don’t tell" repeal amendment and may also include a provision to give undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced today that he is planning to add the DREAM Act as an amendment to the defense bill. continue reading »