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Undocumented student: “For justice, for human rights, for the economy, for America, please, help us pass the DREAM Act

LatinaLista — It’s been over two months since Latina Lista joined with Citizen Orange and America’s Voice to elevate the voices of undocumented students who are fighting to be recognized as Americans. The “DREAM Now Series: Letters to Barack Obama” is a social media campaign that launched Monday, July 19, to underscore the urgent need

DREAM Act student: “I am ‘in (immigration) line’ but my real wait is more like 18 years.”

LatinaLista — Next week, it is widely anticipated that the DREAM Act will come up for a vote on the Senate floor as an attached amendment to the Defense Reauthorization bill — IF there are 60 votes to support it. We urge Congress to do the right thing by these students, put petty politics aside

TX report finds undocumented children five times more likely in state care due to sexual abuse

LatinaLista — By now, even the most casual observer of the news knows about DREAM Act students, or at least has heard the term, in reference to those students who are undocumented and have grown up in this country. However, there is a small percentage of the undocumented youth population that nobody really knows about.

Deported DREAM Act student reaches out from Bangladesh and pleads to be returned home to the United States

LatinaLista — For the past month, letters to President Obama written by DREAM Act students have been posted to Latina Lista. It’s part of an ongoing campaign to get Congress to pass the DREAM Act. Well, yesterday two things happened that could either be chalked up to coincidence or divine intervention: In the morning, I

For the sake of the DREAM Act students, Latinos must come together

LatinaLista — For the thousands of undocumented students who have been working tirelessly for passage of the DREAM Act — staging hunger strikes, peaceful sit-ins in the offices of Congressmen and women, organizing protest marches, creating petitions, Facebook pages, writing letters to President Obama and risking deportation by making their undocumented citizenship status public —