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Dolores Huerta and DREAM Act Protesters Launch Outreach Campaign
Dolores Huerta and DREAM Act Protesters Launch Outreach Campaign
By Mariela Rosario | 12/14/2010 - 14:30

Legendary activist Dolores Huerta has been on a hunger strike in front of Sen. John McCain's office in Arizona for seven days in support of the DREAM act—hoping to gain attention and support for the bill, which was pushed indefinitely from a senate vote last week.


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BREAKING: The DREAM is Dead—For Now
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/09/2010 - 14:00

After Democrats shepherded the DREAM Act through a narrow win in the House yesterday (216-198), Democratic Senate Majority leader Harry Reid called for a vote to table the Senate version of the bill this morning. The intention? To take up the successful House version of the bill instead and try to get the 60 votes needed to get it through the Senate before the lame-duck session is over this month.


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DREAM Act Vote Happening Tonight
House Passes DREAM Act
By Mariela Rosario | 12/08/2010 - 20:45

The House of Representatives passed the DREAM Act tonight with a vote of 216-198.

The Senate debate and vote have been postponed until tomorrow. Many leading political experts expected the bill to pass the House, but are predicting it will be more difficult to push the bill through the Senate. Nonetheless, tonight's win is a victory, even if it's a short-lived.

In order to win a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate, the bill needs 60 votes and Democrats control just 58.


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NCLR's DREAM Act Vigil
NCLR's DREAM Act Vigil
By Mariela Rosario | 12/07/2010 - 09:07

Although we can't be there to support the vigils being held across the country for the DREAM Act Day of Action organized by the National Council of La Raza today, we wanted to be sure that you have all the information you need to know about this key bill.


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Jeb Bush Opposes Ariszona's SB 1070 Law
Jeb Bush Opposes Arizona's SB 1070 Law
By Mariela Rosario | 12/07/2010 - 08:39

Jeb Bush—former President George W. Bush's younger brother and member of one of the most esteemed Republican families in the country—announced his opposition to Arizona's SB 1070 laws over the weekend.

At the National League of Cities convention in Denver, Colorado, he explained that doesn't believe racial profiling is an affective way to determine citizenship and pointed out that his half-Latino children (he is married to a Mexican woman) could be suspects.


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Sen Harry Reid Pushing for DREAM Act Vote This Week
National Council of La Raza Calls for Day of Action on DREAM Act
By Mariela Rosario | 12/05/2010 - 18:30

The National Council of La Raza has called for Tuesday, December 7, 2010 to be a day of action in support of the DREAM act. Many believe that a vote will come to congress this week regarding this legislation, which aims to provide a path to citizenship for undocumented youth.


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