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Devastated by the Senate's failure last week to grant them a path to citizenship, undocumented young people throughout California are vowing renewed activism to win legal immigration status if they attend college or serve in the military. Continue »
While a minority of cowardly senators blocked the dreams of so many talented youth this week, we know this: in the battle between justice and injustice, inclusion and exclusion, courage and cowardice, victory is not a matter of if, but a matter of when. Sign our holiday card... Continue »
The results of the 2010 Census, released today, confirm what observers of the Latino vote have known for years: Latinos in America are playing a huge role in expanding the political power of a number of states, and in preventing further losses for others. Continue »
A path to legal status for illegal residents might not happen soon, the president agrees in a meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. But he says he's not giving up. Continue »
This just in, from today's press briefing with White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, where a reporter asked about the possibilities for protection for DREAM youth moving forward. Gibbs was also asked about next steps for comprehensive immigration legislation and the DREAM Act. Continue »
We now know which states will lose and gain representation next year, but the real Census-politics story won't be written for a few months, when we find out how many Hispanic voters the country has gained. The answer will affect more than just House seats: It could put typically red... Continue »
If the Democrats pay attention to issues such as immigration reform, long-term trends could end up boosting the Democrats. Latinos are the fastest-growing minority group in the country, and they are changing the political complexion of states like Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Nevada--all states that went from being... Continue »
That's right folks, break out the paddles -- and the cell phones. Before we regroup for the holidays and move forward to what's next for real immigration reform, it is critical that everyone who cares about the future of DREAM call the following Senators to let them know what... Continue »
President Barack Obama told Congressional Hispanic Caucus members Tuesday that he'll renew his push for comprehensive immigration reform in 2011 — even though such an effort would face even longer odds in a Congress where Republicans control the House. Continue »