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Some of Huckabee POTUS DREAM-ing

Former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) has been making the media rounds purportedly to publicize his new book “Gods, Guns, Grits and Gravy” (2015).  However, the PR campaign is laying a predicate for an all but announced run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. 158 more words

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Why US colleges should welcome undocumented immigrants

As an undocumented immigrant who moved to California from Mexico as a child, Bianca Rodriguez expected that navigating college would be a challenge, both financially and emotionally. 688 more words

Don’t worry DREAMers, US immigration advocates have already won

Late last year Astrid Silva, an immigration activist from Las Vegas, testified in front of the US Senate to advocate for comprehensive reform. That event was the culmination of years’ worth of efforts to shift the focus onto people like Silva: she was educated and hard-working, but had been brought into the country illegally by her family as a child. 1,573 more words

NYS DREAM Act One Step Closer to Becoming a Reality!

Friends,

After years of fighting for the passage of the New York State DREAM Act, yesterday we came one step closer to victory. In his State of the State address, … 217 more words

NY Gov. Cuomo State of the State Addresses His Reform Agendas For 2015

ALBANY, N. Y. — Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State address on Wednesday combined with his budget proposal focusing heavily on tougher education improvement reforms as well as criminal justice that is seen as easy to address but harder to solve as a whole. 686 more words

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Has Obama Done Enough for Immigration Issues?

A recent Politico article quoted Representative Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) as rating Barack Obama with a B+ for his efforts on immigration in his two terms as president so far. 270 more words

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Folks Are Still Trying to Kill the Dream. We Have to Keep Marching

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the two or three most amazing persons of my first 68 years. I am glad we have a holiday to honor him. 799 more words

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