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.
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.
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."
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.