Opponents say if Republicans get their way on immigration in Florida, social, civil and even economic life in Miami and around the state could be severely disrupted.
Undocumented immigrant youth spoke out about their lives, each telling a powerful story.
Hate rhetoric spewed over the past few years in Arizona led to the deadly vigilante-style home invasion that cost the lives of a 9-year-old girl and her father.
The Republican ultra right is launching a multi-pronged attack on immigrants and their families.
Republicans are pushing anti-immigrant bills in states across the country, spurring anger among Latinos, who are a major voting bloc.
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.
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.
DREAM Act supporters, both in Congress and at the grassroots, vowed to continue the fight for justice.
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.
The Obama administration stepped up its campaign to overcome a possible Republican filibuster of the DREAM Act.