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Law Professors Agree: Obama Has Executive Power to Provide Relief to DREAMers

Since the DREAM Act was narrowly defeated in Congress in December 2010, DREAMers around the country have been calling on President Obama to provide executive relief to immigrant youth and their families.  However, the Obama Administration has repeatedly stalled, saying that they lack the legal authority to grant this type of relief. Legal experts disagree.  … Continue reading »

Momentum Builds to Protect DREAMers

Even Republican admit the obvious: it is a good idea to protect young undocumented immigrants who have grown up in America.  But while talk of a legislative breakthrough this year sounds nice, what Latino voters really want to see is action. A New York Times piece reports today, DREAM Act students have launched a campaign a campaign calling … Continue reading »

Momentum Builds to Provide Protection to DREAM-Eligible Youth

A consensus seems to be emerging across party lines that it is a good idea to protect young undocumented immigrants who have grown up in America.  But while talk of a legislative breakthrough this year sounds nice, what Latino voters really want to see is action. As Julia Preston of the New York Times reports … Continue reading »