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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.


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.


A first: Oakland ID card is also ATM card

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


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.


Youth: Let us serve our country, pass Dream Act

Passing the DREAM Act is about young people and their future, say labor and immigration reform advocates.


Broad coalition urges passage of DREAM Act

Supporters of the DREAM act range from the labor movement to self-identified conservatives.

DREAM Act hunger strike in 15th day

SAN ANTONIO - Thirteen students carrying out a hunger strike here have reached their 15th day, pushing for Congress to pass the DREAM Act.


Immigration reform possible in lame duck session?

"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."


Texas students vigil for DREAM Act

"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.

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