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DREAM Act’s missing ally

LatinaLista — Now that a little time has passed since the Senate’s defeat of the DREAM Act, it’s easier to look back and see what went wrong. On the one hand, the Senate was able to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) and gave an eleventh hour reprieve to benefits for 9/11 First Responders —

USA: Former undocumented student shows what happens when DREAMS are realized

By Mariana D. Zamboni LatinaLista USA — Just three years ago, my friends and I gathered a compilation of different stories of undocumented immigrant students and titled it, “Underground Undergrounds: UCLA Undocumented Immigrant Students Speak Out.” Three years later, I stand amazed at their overt activism for they, we, are no longer underground. The purpose

Steps to help DREAM students must be swift and bold

LatinaLista — Statements of support for the continuation of the fight for passage of the DREAM Act continues to pour in from advocates, supporters and sympathizers. Today, the President met with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. According to a press release issued by Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), who is Chairman of the Immigration Task Force of