dream act

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

The Road to Deferred Action – Tracing The Story Of The DREAM Act

By Aaron Leaf, Feet In 2 Worlds The Deferred Action program, which starts on August 15, is a milestone for DREAMers.  Introduced by the Obama administration in June, the program is aimed at young undocumented immigrants who would be given a path to citizenship under the DREAM Act, a proposal that has repeatedly failed to win congressional

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Applications For DREAM Act Alternative Accepted Tomorrow

By Peter Malof, Public News Service – TX AUSTIN, Texas – Young people brought to the U.S. as children by undocumented parents can start applying Wednesday for temporary two-year work permits. The “deferred action” program is President...

Friday, August 10th, 2012

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Friday August 10, 2012 Latinos in California seeks council seat in ongoing tension with Anaheim police (CNN):  As tensions roil between Latinos and city officials over accusations of police brutality, Hispanic activists will press the Anaheim City...

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Morning NewsTaco

Thursday August 9, 2012  Census Bureau Releases Results From 2010 Census Race and Hispanic Origin Alternative Questionnaire Research (EIN News):  The U.S. Census Bureau released research today from its 2010 Census Race and Hispanic Origin Alternative Questionnaire...

Friday, July 6th, 2012

I Define Myself: Undocumented and Unafraid (Video)

By Reyna Jacqueline Peña, Gozamos On Thursday, June 28th, Gozamos joined The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum for “I Define Myself: Undocumented and Unafraid.”  The Museum collaborated with the national Coming Out of the Shadows campaign to create an “Inside Out” inspired group action exhibit....

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

DREAMers Are Targets Of Immigration Scams

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Editor It hasn’t yet been a month and already the scammers have come out. There are reports that DREAMers have been targeted by immigration scams; unscrupulous folks who claim to help undocumented students...

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

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Monday July 2, 2012 Presidential campaigns missing the mark in advertising to Latinos (Los Angeles Times):  In a race defined by massive spending on television ads, fast-response Internet videos and sophisticated social media efforts, both President Obama and challenger Mitt...

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The Supreme Court Rulings And Their Effects On Immigrant Communities

By Erwin de Leon, Feet in 2 worlds Our Supreme Court justices have been rather productive this week and their rulings will impact the lives of all of us who live in this country, including those who...

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

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Thursday June 28, 2012 Swing-state Latinos could end Mitt Romney’s White House dream (Los Angeles Times):  It is becoming increasingly difficult for Mitt Romney to climb out of the hole he has dug for himself with Latino voters, and,...

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Obama’s Last Move On Undocumented Resulted In Little Change

By Suevon Lee, ProPublica Last week, the White House announced what could be a big shift in immigration policy, exempting many young illegal immigrants from deportation in the short run. But this wasn’t Obama’s first directive to extend protection...

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Should I Keep DREAMing? An Undocumented Vision For The Future

By Manuel Ramírez Like many college students this summer I have an internship; others would be excited about the opportunity. I on the other hand had to be worried. I had to fly to half way around the...

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Un Día De Felicidad Y Alegría

Jose Luis Zelaya En lo que escribo esta nota las lágrimas caen de mis ojos por la felicidad de saber que podré ser maestro y que miles de estudiantes indocumentados podrán ejercer sus profesiones. La idea que...

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Part Of The DREAM Became REAL

By Jose Luis Zelaya I am literally in tears as I write, but they are tears of joy and happiness. The idea that I will be able to work as a teacher and have a classroom of my own...

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Texas Immigrant Advocates: DREAM Act Back On Front Burner

By Peter Malof, Texas News Service AUSTIN, Texas – With the Obama administration’s decision Friday to defer the threat of deportation for hundreds of thousands of young, undocumented U.S. residents, immigration is fast emerging as the sleeper...

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