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In the twilight of David Paterson’s term as New York governor, Hispanic leaders reflect on his legacy with immigrants and Latinos.
Immigrant activists joined President Obama in expressing “incredible disappointment” at the failure of the bill that would have provided a path to legal status for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants.
The high court has heard arguments on the Arizona Employer Sanctions law which allows the state to revoke the license of businesses that hire undocumented immigrants–and requires participation in the federal E-Verify program.
Young advocates for the DREAM Act say the postponement of a Senate vote gives them more time to convince senators of their cause.
After passing in the House, Senate Democrats made a strategic decision to postpone a vote on the measure that would offer a path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants.
The night before both Houses of Congress were expected to vote on the Dream Act, supporters held candlelight vigils across the country to pray for its passage.
The latest version of the DREAM Act incorporates changes Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid hopes will win over a few GOP senators. But the move could be derailed by the standoff over extending Bush-era tax cuts.
Young people in New York are calling for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to bring the DREAM Act to a vote before Republicans assume the majority in the House in 2012.
Illinois Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez wants to focus on passage of the DREAM Act as a stand-alone bill during the lame duck session. In New York over the weekend, the leader in the fight for immigration reform signaled a shift in tactics.