The Illinois version does not include a path to citizenship, but its seen as a move to counter some of the anti-immigrant measures being proposed nationwide.
Currently the number of youth who are unemployed, especially youth of color, has risen to a level not seen decades.
Critic's say McDonald's has trotted out a range of public relations and sales gimmicks aimed at "nutria-washing" its image to bolster its profits.
tudents at the Baltimore School for the Arts boycotted their classes May 13 to protest the layoff of teachers and other cutbacks forced by budget cuts in the city, state and nation.
At least 25 students were arrested after occupying a campus administrative building in protest of the University of Washington's contract with Sodexo, a giant food service provider.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - On April 27, nine students launched a "study-in" at the office of Rutgers University president Richard L. McCormick. The students soon found themselves in a kind of "lock in" as they were not allowed to retrieve their back packs or get food from supporters outside.
Lawmakers are considering a bill to make sure the historical contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people are accurately portrayed in public schools.
Students graduating this year face the worst labor market ever encountered by a graduating class.
Students and faculty at California State University in East Bay marched to administration offices, then occupied the building in protest.
The Republican assault on the public sector threatens to accelerate the rate at which public employees are being laid off, with especially dire consequences for African Americans and women.