Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said if his children walked the streets of Phoenix they might look awfully suspicious to police. His wife, Columba, is from Mexico. Continue »
Young people brought here illegally by their parents as children are mobilizing across Connecticut as both the federal and state governments consider proposals that could profoundly improve their future. Continue »
Despite the DREAM Act's clear economic benefits and compelling testimonials from military and education leaders calling for its passage, Republicans in the Senate continue to raise excuse after excuse to avoid a vote on the DREAM Act later this week. Despite this blatant political maneuvering by... Continue »
Even as the House readies for a DREAM vote this week, Mike Lillis' latest piece on DREAM in The Hill paints a stark picture of the challenges the DREAM Act faces to garner conservative backers in the Senate. Lillis describes Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's recent complaints about the bill: Continue »
06/12/10 a 11:10am por Maribel Hastings Por Maribel Hastings – WASHINGTON – La montaña rusa que ha sido el futuro del DREAM Act entra esta semana en una etapa culminante, si como todo parece indicar, se produce un voto en la Cámara de Representantes y hay esfuerzos por movilizar... Continue »
Immigrant advocates have staged sit-ins, held rallies and gone on hunger strikes in recent days in an 11th hour bid to get Congress to pass legislation that would give illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship by going to college or serving in the military. Continue »
Today, Ohio Evangelical leaders came together to show their support for a talented young DREAM Act - elible man currently at risk of deportation. His name is Bernard Pastor, and he has been in detention for weeks now, as members of his church, school, and community rally their voices... Continue »
The Senate has a chance to take a small but humane step in solving the complexities of illegal immigration. Passage would also show that deeply divided Washington can find common ground. The DREAM Act deserves to be passed. Continue »
A series of economic estimates and revenue projections, most notably from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), show that the DREAM Act will strengthen the U.S. economy. As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on DREAM next week, the new projections demonstrate why DREAM's passage should be... Continue »
"It's important to point out that the DREAM Act fits into a larger strategy of immigration enforcement, and would actually complement the Department of Homeland Security's efforts to prioritize our enforcement resources on removing dangerous criminal aliens from the country," Napolitano said. Continue »