WASHINGTON – Varios asuntos quedaron claros en la  primera audiencia en una década sobre el proyecto DREAM Act de legalización de jóvenes indocumentados que condujo hoy  el panel de Inmigración del Senado: la administración de Barack Obama reiteró que no planifica girar una orden ejecutiva que ampare de la deportación a... Continuar »
Ten years after it was first introduced, the DREAM Act got its first ever hearing in the Senate today, giving hundreds of DREAMers in the audience and around the country some measure of renewed hope as Senate Democrats took up the issue once again. Continuar »
Jhon Magdaleno was brought to the United States from Venezuela by his parents when he was only nine years old. When he arrived, he knew very little English, and would leave school frustrated everyday from the hardships of having to adjust; However, within six months, he was able to... Continuar »
The last time the Obama administration made a hard push to legalize some of the children of illegal immigrants, officials focused on some of the inspirational and sympathetic stories of honor students who could gain legal status through the DREAM Act. Continuar »
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel endorsed the DREAM Act on Monday, on the eve of the first-ever Senate hearing on the legislation. "The DREAM Act . . . totally reinforces the values of citizenship," said Emanuel in a phone conference alongside Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Continuar »
South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley on Monday signed into law a bill that requires police to check the immigration status of anyone they stop or arrest for another reason and suspect may be in the country illegally. Continuar »
A federal judge has blocked the most controversial parts of a tough new Georgia immigration law that was to have taken effect Friday, but left most of the law's provisions intact. The judge, Thomas W. Thrash Jr. of Federal District Court, issued a temporary injunction against two sections, saying... Continuar »
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that America's children have the right to buy as many violent video games as they want. So, with that, let's dive into our first story of the morning: 1) The Michigan "innovation incubator" is almost ready. Continuar »
This morning's Senate DREAM Act hearing featured Ola Kaso, a DREAM Act student with a 4.4 GPA from Detroit, Michigan. Though she was brought to the United States when she was just four years old, just last month she found herself fighting deportation to a country she barely knows.... Continuar »

Peck finally apologized via CNN:
“I’m Virgil Peck, I made an inappropriate comment.  For that, I’m sorry, and I apologize to anyone that I offended with my inappropriate comment. I’ll be more careful with my words in the future.”

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