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Social Work Student Legislative Action Day Paves the Way for Change

By Erin Moore, 2nd year MSW Student, Anthony T. McCabe, 2nd year MSW Student

On March 10th, 2015 Binghamton MSW students joined over 400 of their peers in Albany to lobby for the passage of the New York DREAM Act and an enhancement to the Social Work Loan Forgiveness program. 627 more words

Shake up at Homeland Security, "Special Visas" Involved

Shake up at Homeland Security, “Special Visas” Involved

Not long before he became governor of Virginia, Democrat Terry McAuliffe received special treatment on behalf of his electric-car company from a top official at the Department of Homeland Security, according to a new report from the department’s inspector general. 623 more words

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DREAMers of Medicine

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here.

By Joel Maurer, MD

In February 2013 while visiting the University of California-Riverside, I presented a program on how to best prepare for medical school. 1,295 more words

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Immigrant Students Begin Hunger Strike For NY Dream Act

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started a hunger strike after a proposal that would allow them to apply for state financial aid for college was not included in the state’s budget, some of the students said Wednesday. 298 more words

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Students Hunger Strike After DREAM Act Is Dropped From State Budget

Advocates for the DREAM Act woke up to bad news Tuesday when Governor Cuomo announced that the immigrant friendly reform could no longer be involved… 606 more words

Cuomo: Legislative Ethics Reforms Must Be Part Of State Budget

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is sticking with a promise not to sign a state budget without legislative ethics reforms. 233 more words

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Cuomo: Mayoral Control Deal Will 'More Likely' Come Post-Budget

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signaled today that the contentious issue of mayoral control over New York City public schools—along with several other major policy debates—will “more likely” be decided during the regular legislative session, after the state budget deadline of April 1. 701 more words

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