Tag: Dream Act

Jose Antonio Vargas

Jose Antonio Vargas After a Year of Living Dangerously

Jose Antonio Vargas became the public face of undocumented youth when he revealed his status in a New York Times Magazine piece. Cristina DC Pastor sent us this report from The FilAm, an online magazine for Filipino Americans in the New York area.


Romney Presents Best Candidate for Latinos: Obama

Fi2W commentator Erwin de Leon writes that Mitt Romney had nothing substantial to say in his speech to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.

A protest in favor of the DREAM Act

Obama’s Immigration Reprieve: ‘The Right Thing To Do,’ But Not Good Enough

Columnist Erwin De Leon writes that the new immigration policy for undocumented youth falls short because it lacks a path to citizenship.


DREAMers Celebrate Obama Announcement on Shift in Immigration Policy

President Barack Obama announced today that his administration will cease deporting undocumented youth who grew up in the US and who fulfill a number of requirements. The government will also begin issuing them work permits.

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Watch and Chat During Obama’s Announcement on Reprieve for Immigrant Youth

Our partner It’s A Free Country is hosting a live chat during the president’s major announcement about ending deportations and providing work permits for young undocumented immigrants.

Antonio Villaraigosa

De Leon: Rocking the Boat, and the Vote, for a Dream

President Obama holds the power to realize the ultimate dreams of undocumented youth—but he’s choosing not to wield it.

Youth Lobbying For the New York State Dream Act

As Legislative Clock Ticks, Dreamers Push For NYS DREAM Act

With the end of Albany’s legislative session set for June 21, young activists are stepping up the pressure to push for a bill to give undocumented immigrants access to New York’s Tuition Assistance Program.


Immigration SB 1070 Author, Opponents Spar Ahead of Supreme Court Hearing

In a preliminary hearing, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin turned the conversation on Capitol Hill to the DREAM Act, saying that Arizona’s SB 1070 targeted innocent young immigrants.

Senator Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio’s “Dream Act” and the GOP Vice Presidential Sweepstakes

The GOP Senator is working on a version of the bill supported by Latinos and long-championed by Democrats. Could it win Rubio the nod as Mitt Romney’s running mate?

New York Youth fighting for the NYS Dream Act in Albany

Undocumented Youth to Walk from NYC to Albany to Lobby for NYS DREAM Act

Immigrant youth are increasing pressure on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to support a bill to provide financial assistance to undocumented college students.