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.
"No action is a vote for the way things are," said Dr. Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals. "No action is abdication of federal responsibility."
"Your voice is your power!" yelled student activist Emmanuel Faz to a crowd at the University of Texas Arlington campus at a Nov. 9 vigil.
The elections were a blow against comprehensive immigration reform.
The Republican Party is spouting vile hatred for immigrants, especially those who have dark skins but don't have papers.
A recent GOP ad urged Latinos to stay home rather than vote, but it may actually provoke a backlash and motivate Latinos to vote.