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"Undocumented Immigrants" Take Third in Time Magazine "Person of the Year" Readers' Choice Contest

TIME Magazine editors named Barack Obama their “Person of the Year” today–but in the magazine’s recent Readers’ Choice poll for the same award, the President came in at 18th.  “Undocumented Immigrants“ finished with a strong third, while The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart took second, and first place went to North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un (after meddling from 4chan.) Undocumented … Continue reading »

Vote "Undocumented Immigrants" for TIME's Person of the Year 2012!

Voting has started for TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year 2012—and “undocumented immigrants” are one of the options on the list! Vote to make “undocumented immigrants” TIME’s Person of the Year—click here. Every year, TIME Magazine holds a contest recognizing an individual, group, or item that has made a significant impact on the world that … Continue reading »

Hey Marco Rubio: Where's the Bill?

As the media buzz around Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and his impending “DREAM Act lite” continues, important questions remain about what the bill will look like and what its legislative chances will be. As Alex Leary writes today in the Tampa Bay Times of the impending Rubio bill: It’s one of the most hyped bills … Continue reading »

Rubio’s DREAM: Where’s the Bill & What’s the Path Forward?

As Time Magazine Profiles DREAM Act-Eligible Youth, Doubts About Rubio Legislation Viability Makes Case for Executive Action As the media buzz around Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and his impending conservative version of the DREAM Act continues unabated, important questions remain about the bill’s specific content and its legislative viability. As Alex Leary writes today in … Continue reading »

TIME Magazine on the Economic Fallout of State Anti-Immigrant Laws

In addition to their amazing cover story and video on the DREAM Act and the plight of immigrant youth, TIME Magazine today has a great story on the “fiscal fallout of state immigration laws,” or what happens to states that try to “deport their way to prosperity.” As the article begins: State-level immigration laws don’t … Continue reading »

TIME Magazine Profiles DREAMers: We Are American

Check out this very powerful front-cover by Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American on the DREAM Act and DREAMers. We’re tweeting about the article using the hashtag #WeAreAmericans. Define America’s Jose Antonio Vargas wrote a long essay about his journey as an undocumented immigrant–the full article is still behind the TIME paywall, but an excerpt … Continue reading »