December

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LA neighborhood councils fight vehicle confiscations

The South Central Neighborhood Council joined other groups calling for an end to the impoundment of unlicensed drivers' cars at traffic stops, charging that the practice targets poor, minority and immigrant communities.

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A tale of two struggles

The repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell and the close vote on the DREAM Act are milestones in the continuing struggle to expand democracy and equality in America.

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DREAM Act lives on, supporters say

DREAM Act supporters, both in Congress and at the grassroots, vowed to continue the fight for justice.

DREAM Act hunger strikers to end strike after 40 days

After going up to 40 days without food to show their determination to get the DREAM Act passed, strikers will take their first meal at the United Methodist Church.

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White House makes final push for DREAM Act

The Obama administration stepped up its campaign to overcome a possible Republican filibuster of the DREAM Act.

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Are immigrants good for America?

According to demographers, city planners and others, in order to replace an aging workforce, the U.S. desperately needs more immigrants, and they need access to quality education.

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DREAM Act passes House, faces hurdles in Senate

The U.S. Senate voted to table its version of the DREAM Act Dec. 9, in order to consider the version passed by the House the day before. Supporters say the House vote was historic and a longtime coming because this is the first time the decade-old measure has ever passed in either chamber.

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A first: Oakland ID card is also ATM card

Oakland is set to offer all residents, including undocumented immigrants, ID/ATM debit cards.

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Dolores Huerta joins fast for DREAM Act

Sixteen people on hunger strike, and supporters around the country, are continuing to push for passage of the DREAM Act.

16 arrested in DREAM Act sit-in

Protestors staging a sti-in at a Texas senator's office were arrested and held for hours.

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