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Month: November 2015

Groups Make Late Push to Salvage Bill Aiding Illegal Immigrant Students

Immigrant advocate groups have mobilized across the country in what they call a last-ditch effort to persuade Congress to pass a bill that would grant legal status to hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant students, pressing for action in the remaining weeks when Democrats control both houses of Congress.

Jeb Bush, Too?

Today, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush said that the Democrats are playing politics with the immigration issue, “promising things that they’re never going to deliver, knowing they’re not going to deliver”—apparently referencing the upcoming DREAM Act debate in Congress.

Nueva campaña publicitaria presiona a senadores republicanos clave para que apoyen el DREAM Act

Jóvenes que se beneficiarían del DREAM Act y activistas anuncian detalles de campaña publicitaria en Español e Inglés en Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada y Texas y destacan la importancia de aprobar la medida Washington, DC – Mientras el Congreso contempla considerar el proyecto de ley DREAM Act este año, jóvenes que se beneficiarían de la … Continue reading »

New Six-Figure Ad Campaign Targets Key GOP Senators to Support DREAM Act

With both chambers of Congress planning to take up the DREAM Act this year, students who would benefit from the legislation joined today with labor and immigration reform advocates to announce the details of a six-figure ad buy in Spanish and English media targeting Senators whose votes could be crucial to passing DREAM – Florida Senator George LeMieux; Maine Senators Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe; Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown; Nevada Senator John Ensign; and Texas Senators John Cornyn and Kay Bailey Hutchison.

Six-Figure Ad Buy for DREAM

With Congress planning to take up the DREAM Act, students who would benefit join labor and immigration reform advocates as they announce the details of a six-figure ad buy in Spanish and English media.

Harsh realities of a broken immigration system: editorial

No matter where Americans stand on illegal immigration, forcing a mother to decide, after more than a decade of productive residence in this nation, whether her children should be uprooted from the only life they’ve known or effectively become orphans (Maldonado’s husband Diego was deported weeks ago) does not reflect this nation’s highest values.