Tag Archives: DREAM Act

Civil Rights News: Wins for Marriage Equality in Four States; Impact of Latino Voters; Dream Act Stands in Maryland

Compiled by Shannon Housley, a Fall 2012 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Liberals Score Social Victories, May Signal Major Shift Elizabeth Weise, Dennis Cauchon and William M. Welch USA TODAY In addition to choosing the president and deciding … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Dream Act Good America; Standing Up for Religious Freedom; Work Permits Helping Undocumented Immigrants

Compiled by Maddie Peare, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern President Obama’s DREAM Act Good For All Americans Tom Roach Opinion: The Seattle Times Tom Roach, who has practiced immigration law in Eastern Washington for 29 years, argues … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Defending Food Stamps; Support of Maryland’s Dream act; OH Voting Lawsuit

Compiled by David Seidman “On the backs of the hungry” Politico (Opinion) Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Rep. George Miller In a Monday opinion piece, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D. Conn., and Rep. George Miller, D. Calif., accused House Republicans of “balancing … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Order to Halt Undocumented Student Deportation Spurs Impromptu White House Rally

David Seidman, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern President Barack Obama announced on Friday that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would halt the deportations of more than 800,000 undocumented students, even as immigration advocates expressed concerns over … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly; Obama Protects Undocumented Students; Parties Await the Affordable Care Act Ruling

Compiled by Tori Kim, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern New Obama Policy Will Spare Some From Deportation Alicia A. Caldwell and Jim Kuhnhenn Seattle Times Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the Obama administration’s decision to provide … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Debt Deal, IL DREAM Act, FL Health Care Law, Farmers Against E-Verify

Pleasing Few, Debt Deal to Go to Vote By Michael D. Shear, Carl Hulse and Helene Cooper; New York Times Neither Democrat nor Republican bases are excited about the debt ceiling and deficit reduction deal, but are relieved that a … Continue reading

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The Essential Fairness of DREAM Act Legislation

Here’s The Washington Post on why Marylanders anger at their state’s DREAM Act is wrongheaded: Continue reading

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