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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University of Tennessee Hill
Republican Party: No In-State Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants
By Samantha Leal | 08/28/2012 - 09:37

The "public benefits" war continues with the adoption of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: the national Republican party committee has endorsed the denial of federal funds to colleges and universities that allow undocumented immigrants to enroll at in-state tuition rates.


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Woman Filling Out Forms
Some Undocumented Immigrants Waiting to Apply for Deferred Deportation Program
By Samantha Leal | 08/27/2012 - 18:00

While some are working on applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, enacted by President Obama, others are waiting until after this year's election to start on their applications, according to newamericanmedia.org. They believe the program won't continue unless Obama is reelected, and are waiting to see the results of this year's election. 


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Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant
Mississippi Joins Other States in Denying Benefits to Undocumented Immigrants
By Samantha Leal | 08/24/2012 - 16:00

Mississippi is joining other states that will deny benefits to undocumented immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program enacted by President Obama, according to Fox News Latino.


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