Dream 9 Released from Arizona Detention Center
Dream 9 Released from Arizona Immigration Detention Center
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.


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Homeland Security To Allow DREAMers Pursuit of Asylum
Homeland Security To Allow DREAMers Pursuit of Asylum
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.


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Eight Dreamers march in Mexico
DREAMers Who Voluntarily Left U.S. Arrested When Trying to Return
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.


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DREAMers Hold Flash Mob at Capitol
WATCH: DREAMers Hold Flash Mob at Capitol
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.


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DREAMers & LGBT Community to Support "Undocuqueer" Wedding
DREAMers & LGBT Community Support "Undocuqueer" Wedding
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.


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Eric Cantor Says DREAMers Shouldn't Be "Kids Without a Country"
WATCH: Eric Cantor Says DREAMers Shouldn't Be "Kids Without a Country"
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.


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College Graduates
Senator Proposes Adding Graduation Requirement to Dream Act
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/07/2013 - 10:27

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, one of the more conservative Democrats in the Senate, is proposing that the Dream Act toughen educational requirements.


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President Barack Obama speaks about immigration reform in Las Vegas
President Obama Says Immigration Reform is Likely in 6 Months, Speaks Spanish
By Kamren Curiel | 01/31/2013 - 13:27

On the heels of his highly anticipated immigration speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, President Obama spoke to two of the country's leading Spanish-language television networks about his immediate plan for immigration reform.

In interview with Telemundo's Jose Diaz-Balart, Obama said he's hopeful an immigration overhaul is something that can get done "certainly this year, and I’d like to see if we can get it done sooner, in the first half of the year if possible."


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Undocumented Immigrants Protest Outside the Democratic National Convention
Undocumented Immigrants Arrested at DNC Released
By Samantha Leal | 09/06/2012 - 09:56

The ten undocumented immigrants arrested outside of the Democratic National Convention were released from custody hours later by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), reports USA Today.


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Rosario Dawson during a protest outside the Democratic National Convention
Rosario Dawson Shows Support For Arrested Undocumented Activists
By Samantha Leal | 09/05/2012 - 09:41

Ten riders on the "UndocuBus", a month-long immigrant rights campaign that shuttled undocumented immigrants to areas of protest, were arrested by police near the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to Univision. The stop was the final stop for the UndocuBus, as it made its way from Arizona through eleven states.


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