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DREAM Act

“This Is Not Over” — What’s Next for the DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on September 21 2010, 6:25PM

Young activists gear up for a new battle.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Republican Filibuster Stalls DREAM Act in Senate

Republican Filibuster Stalls DREAM Act in Senate

by Julianne Hing on September 21 2010, 10:39AM

Key Republicans have said they won’t vote for cloture. Here’s what happens next.

Topics: DREAM Act

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Support for DREAM Act

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Support for DREAM Act

by Jorge Rivas on September 20 2010, 2:54PM

An estimated 825,000 students stand to benefit if the law is passed tomorrow.

Topics: DREAM Act

Colin Powell Tells Moderate GOP to

Colin Powell Tells Moderate GOP to “Come Out,” Back DREAM Act

by Jorge Rivas, Kai Wright on September 20 2010, 9:34AM

The general inserts himself into Washington’s immigration debate at a crucial political moment.

Topics: DREAM Act, Politics

John McCain Loses Marbles, Promises to Block DREAM Act

John McCain Loses Marbles, Promises to Block DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on September 17 2010, 1:28PM

McCain’s wacky back-and-forth on immigration reform continues.

Topics: DREAM Act, Schools & Youth

Obama Backs DREAM; Advocates Ramp Up for Senate Vote

Obama Backs DREAM; Advocates Ramp Up for Senate Vote

by Julianne Hing on September 16 2010, 5:34PM

This week marked an important shift in political strategy for immigrant rights activists.

Topics: DREAM Act, Politics

Steam Builds for Youth Immigration Bill, But Votes Not Yet Certain

Steam Builds for Youth Immigration Bill, But Votes Not Yet Certain

by Julianne Hing on September 15 2010, 4:42PM

Congressional Hispanic Caucus signs on to Reid’s plan to move the bill in the next week.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Obama's Not Sparing DREAMers--Their Activism is Winning

Obama’s Not Sparing DREAMers—Their Activism is Winning

by Julianne Hing on August 9 2010, 1:05PM

New York Times sees benevolence instead of organizing as force behind young activists’ victories.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Youth Activists Shake Up Congress, but Reform Still a DREAM

Youth Activists Shake Up Congress, but Reform Still a DREAM

by Julianne Hing on July 27 2010, 9:43AM

The DREAMers are taking it to the streets—and pols’ offices, too.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Courage! Undocumented Students Arrested After McCain Sit-in [VIDEO]

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 18 2010, 10:50AM

Most people have never done anything so courageous. Of course, most people’s lives don’t depend on it.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration