By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/25/2013 - 10:09
Mark Zuckerberg is a huge advocate for immigration reform, and during an interview with ABC's This Week, the Facebook founder criticized the United States' current immigration system.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/22/2013 - 13:59
Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg has launched an initiative to help the group of undocumented youth known as DREAMers.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/15/2013 - 16:35
When the Obama administration announced its Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program last year, thousands of DREAMers flocked to file applications.
DACA allows undocumented youngsters to remain in the U.S., free from worries of being deported (for now), and makes them eligible for work.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/13/2013 - 11:05
Last month, Iowa Congressman Steve King spoke out against having DREAMers in this country legalized.
"For every valedictorian DREAMer who has been brought to this country by his or her family, there’s another 100 out there who, they weigh 130 pounds and they’ve got calves the size of cantaloupes because they’re hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert," said King during an interview in July.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/08/2013 - 10:06
The nine immigration activists, best known as Dream 9, are making great progress following their arrest two weeks ago.
Yesterday it was announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security would be allowing the young group of activists a chance to pursue asylum. On Wednesday, the Dream 9 team were also released from the Arizona's Eloy Detention Center.
By Celia Fernandez | 08/07/2013 - 16:56
A group of Mexican-born nationals known as DREAM 9 will be allowed to seek political asylum in the United States.
DREAM 9, is a group of nine who were born in Mexico but brought to the United States illegally when they were children and have cited fear of persecution if they are forced to return to Mexico.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/24/2013 - 10:06
Eight DREAMers, who left the United States to travel to Mexico, were detained on Monday upon trying to return to the states.
According to Fox News Latino, the undocumented activists left the U.S. in order to draw attention to the rise in deportations which have been carried out under the Obama administration.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/11/2013 - 15:31
DREAMers have had a very busy week. First, they came together with the LGBT community to attend an "undocuqueer" wedding. And now they gathered at the Capitol to make their voices heard to the House of Representatives before their meeting on immigration reform.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 13:46
DREAMers and the LGBT community gathered together in Washington D.C. yesterday to take part in two ceremonies -- the National DREAM Act Graduation and a marriage between a bi-national lesbian couple -- and show their support for equality for all.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/01/2013 - 15:23
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor made a plea for children of undocumented immigrants to gain citizenship on Saturday while being interviewed at the Aspen Ideas Festival.