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Moving Rhetoric, Ugly Race-Baiting in House Debate on DREAM Act

Moving Rhetoric, Ugly Race-Baiting in House Debate on DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on December 9 2010, 10:31AM

House first immigrant rights bill since 1986 by 216-198 vote. Senate prospects are dim, however.

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HOUSE PASSES DREAM ACT!!

HOUSE PASSES DREAM ACT!!

by Julianne Hing on December 8 2010, 4:12PM

House Dems push through first citizenship bill since 1986 by vote of 216-198.

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Dozens of Vigils for DREAM Act on Eve of Expected Vote

Dozens of Vigils for DREAM Act on Eve of Expected Vote

by Jorge Rivas on December 8 2010, 2:52PM

A multi-racial show of unity as Congress readies major immigration bill.

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For Proof the DREAM Act's a Good Idea, Look at Cuban Americans

For Proof the DREAM Act’s a Good Idea, Look at Cuban Americans

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on December 8 2010, 9:33AM

We’ve thrived thanks to an immigration policy that makes anything on the table now seem downright draconian.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

GOP Trumpets Lies In Last Days of DREAM Act Fight

GOP Trumpets Lies In Last Days of DREAM Act Fight

by Julianne Hing on December 7 2010, 6:10PM

Sen. Jeff Sessions continues his incendiary crusade against undocumented immigrants.

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DREAM Act's Prospects Dim as Senate Vote Nears

DREAM Act’s Prospects Dim as Senate Vote Nears

by Julianne Hing on December 6 2010, 4:24PM

Advocates keep up push as all eyes turn to Wednesday as projected vote.

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Hector Lopez Knows Too Well What's at Stake in DREAM Act Vote

Hector Lopez Knows Too Well What’s at Stake in DREAM Act Vote

by Julianne Hing on December 3 2010, 3:52PM

As Congress weighs reform for undocumented youth, one college student scrambles to reclaim a life the DREAM Act would have preserved.

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Napolitano: DREAM Act's Good for National Security

Napolitano: DREAM Act’s Good for National Security

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2010, 4:50PM

But she’s still touting the administration’s record deportation numbers.

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Hunger-Strike DREAMers:

Hunger-Strike DREAMers: “Our Future Is On the Line”

by Seth Freed Wessler on December 1 2010, 5:56PM

As Texas stand-off intensifies, hunger strikes pop up in more states.

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Senate Negotiations Narrow DREAM Act's Scope as Vote Nears

Senate Negotiations Narrow DREAM Act’s Scope as Vote Nears

by Julianne Hing on December 1 2010, 5:05PM

Age limits, benefit restrictions and biometric data are added as Reid tries to pull in GOP votes.

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White House Has “All Hands On Deck” Moment for DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on November 30 2010, 3:02PM

The administration wants everyone to know they’re not sitting this one out.

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Art and Activism Come Together to Make DREAM a Reality Photo

Art and Activism Come Together to Make DREAM a Reality

by Hatty Lee on November 30 2010, 11:05AM

The fight to pass the DREAM Act moves from Congress to the canvas.

Topics: Arts & Culture, DREAM Act

Rep. Gutierrez: Broad Support Among Dems for DREAM Act Vote

Rep. Gutierrez: Broad Support Among Dems for DREAM Act Vote

by Julianne Hing on November 29 2010, 4:53PM

The big question, as always, is whether or not the bill will have the 60 votes it needs to pass the Senate.

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Dozens of DREAMers Join Texas Hunger Strike

Dozens of DREAMers Join Texas Hunger Strike

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 24 2010, 11:00AM

Meanwhile, racial anxiety fuels GOP backlash.

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DREAMers Get Major Support From Latino News Anchor Jorge Ramos

DREAMers Get Major Support From Latino News Anchor Jorge Ramos

by Jorge Rivas on November 22 2010, 3:15PM

He’s donated $20,000 to DREAMers’ scholarship funds.

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Sandip Roy: Harry Potter is a DREAM Act Kid

Sandip Roy: Harry Potter is a DREAM Act Kid

by Jamilah King on November 22 2010, 8:16AM

Maybe the country’s hottest new movie can teach a lesson on immigration reform.

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Feinstein Intervenes for DREAMer Steve Li

Feinstein Intervenes for DREAMer Steve Li

by Julianne Hing on November 19 2010, 3:56PM

The California Senator introduced a new bill to keep the college student in the country.

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McCain Runs Away from DREAMers as Reid Vows Senate Vote

McCain Runs Away from DREAMers as Reid Vows Senate Vote

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 11:46AM

But he can’t run too far.

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The DREAM's Alive! Obama, Dems Plan Lame-Duck Immigration Vote

The DREAM’s Alive! Obama, Dems Plan Lame-Duck Immigration Vote

by Julianne Hing on November 17 2010, 9:30AM

Many see it as Democrats’ last chance to make good on immigration reform vows before 2012.

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DREAM Activists Stage Hunger Strike To Gain GOP Support

DREAM Activists Stage Hunger Strike To Gain GOP Support

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 15 2010, 4:15PM

In San Francisco, San Antonio, and on Capitol Hill, the stakes have gotten considerably higher.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration