SAN DIEGO (CNN) — He served in the US military for six years. But the toughest battle Hector Barajas faced lasted more than a decade. 1,061 more words
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With all the tender concern President Trump and Nancy Pelosi have been heaping on “Dreamers” of late, you’d think the media would notice and pepper us with stories about these “incredible kids,” as Trump calls them.
This morning I am thinking about higher education for Dreamers, students who were brought here as young children by their undocumented parents, students who have grown up in our communities but who have been relegated to the shadows without protection of significant rights by law. 1,249 more words
As previously stated, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act) are for minors who entered the country illegally, and allow them to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation. 301 more words
Congress Approve Massive Spending Plan That Funds Oregon Wildfire Prevention and Rural Broadband But Leaves Out Dreamers
The $1.3 trillion spending package received mixed reviews from Oregon’s Democratic Senators.
Yesterday, Congress approved a massive spending bill for the remainder of the 2018 fiscal year that includes funding for Oregon wildfire prevention, rural school programs and infrastructure projects. 31 more words