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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 »

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 »

Activists Call for School Cops to End Cooperation with Immigration Officials

A young Hispanic activist denounced the fact that there are new cases of cooperation between school police and immigration agents in three Colorado counties, continue reading »

President Obama Urges Congress to Finally Pass DREAM Act in 2012

U.S. President Barack Obama said Congress should take one step toward overhauling the country's immigration system by passing the DREAM Act continue reading »

Faces of the DREAM Act: Jose Luis Zelaya is Crocheting his Way Through College

Everyone knows college is expensive, but for undocumented students who don’t qualify for financial aid due to their status it can seem nearly impossible to attend, even with great grades. continue reading »

‘Undocumented and Awkward’ Web Series Highlights Working in Corporate America (VIDEO)

A groups of DREAMers are creating a series of videos, attempting to help those who are not undocumented immigrants understand what it’s like to be those who are. continue reading »

Latinos in LA Remember Undocumented Student , Joaquin Luna Who Killed Himself

Young people in favor of the DREAM Act, families affected by deportations and pro-immigrant activists held a vigil here Friday in memory of an undocumented student in Texas who committed suicide last week. 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 »

DREAM Act Story: Karla Contreras as told by Dick Durbin on Senate Floor (VIDEO)

Senator Durbin tells the story of DREAMers on the floor of the United States Senate. See all 13 Videos here at the Senators Dream Act continue reading »

The Unjust Deportation of DREAMer Jose (JB) Librojo

DREAMer Jose (JB) Librojo [A073 956 802] is a California resident and Dream Act-eligible candidate who came to the United States lawfully as a child and has lived in the country for 16 years. continue reading »

Undocumented Students Turning to the Internet for Financial Help for School

However, some students have turned to the internet for a solution, and found success in raising money for their education. Sites like gofundme.com allow people to set up fundraisers for them continue reading »

Georgia Professors Start ‘Freedom U’ for Undocumented Students Unable to Attend State Universities

As students across the country return to their various education institutions, a group of university professors in Georgia are offering undocumented students an continue reading »

(R) Sen. Orrin Hatch Ditches DREAMer’s at Campaign Office & Calls Police on Them

The Republican senior Senator from Utah was hosting an ‘open’ house at one of his campaign headquarters that apparently wasn’t that open and friendly to DREAM Act students that showed up. continue reading »

Maryland DREAM Act Struggling as Opponents Produce 130,000 Signatures to Stop it From Taking Effect

A petition of 130,000 signatures of people against allowing undocumented students to pay in-state tuition in Maryland could put the issue on the 2012 ballot. continue reading »

Maryland Republicans Deliver Petitions to Halt the Implementation of the State’s DREAM Act

With more than 12 boxes of petitions, Republican delegates in Maryland are pushing to have the state’s DREAM Act brought to a public vote in 2012. continue reading »

Dick Durbin: New Life for DREAM Act…PLEASE Show Support Here

More than 10 years ago, I wrote the DREAM Act to address an injustice: thousands of promising young people who were brought here as children -- without a choice -- and grew up pledging allegiance to the American flag are not able to fully contribute to this country. continue reading »

The Two by 2020 Mentoring Challenge

It came to me tonight on an airplane, the answer to the “What can each of us do?” question about improving today’s dismal higher education levels of American Latinos. The need for ALL college-educated Americans to understand the gravity of the situation and to step up and be personally involved as a long-term mentor must be clearly understood. This post does that. continue reading »

“The Girl Who Could,” Written by Author and DREAMer Gaby Pacheco

“This is the story of a girl who always knew that whatever she set her mind to do, she could.” That’s how Gaby Pacheco begins telling the story in “The Girl Who Could,” the second children’s book that this young undocumented woman has written. She has become the face of the national movement advocating for the DREAM Act and, just like the girl in the book, she has (and continues to) overcome obstacles to achieve her goals. continue reading »

Senator Dick Durbin’s Message to DREAMers and DREAM Act Supporters

Over the past two weeks, more than 22,000 people from all walks of life and all 50 states have signed on as citizen co-sponsors of the DREAM Act at DickDurbin.com. 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 »