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.
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.
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.
Oakland is set to offer all residents, including undocumented immigrants, ID/ATM debit cards.
Sixteen people on hunger strike, and supporters around the country, are continuing to push for passage of the DREAM Act.
Protestors staging a sti-in at a Texas senator's office were arrested and held for hours.
Passing the DREAM Act is about young people and their future, say labor and immigration reform advocates.
Supporters of the DREAM act range from the labor movement to self-identified conservatives.
SAN ANTONIO - Thirteen students carrying out a hunger strike here have reached their 15th day, pushing for Congress to pass the DREAM Act.