DREAM Act

Number of Immigrant Youth Left Alone in the U.S. on the Rise

by Von Diaz on Nov 8, 2013 9:24AM

The number of unaccompanied immigrant minors in the U.S. has tripled in the last five years under a broken immigration system.

Topics: /NOW, DREAM Act, Immigration

Arizona Sued for Denying Driver's Licenses to Immigrant Youth

by Seth Freed Wessler on Nov 29, 2012 12:06PM

A coalition of civil rights groups filed a class action suit in federal court today, challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's executive order denying drivers licenses to young undocumented immigrants granted work permits through President Obama's deferred action program.

Topics: /NOW, DREAM Act, Immigration

BREAKING: Obama Will Halt Deportations of DREAMers

by Julianne Hing on Jun 15, 2012 10:02AM

The news comes after more than a week of sit-ins in Obama's campaign offices around the country.

Topics: /NOW, DREAM Act, Immigration

Marco Rubio Meets with Latino Dems, DREAMers on Alternative Youth Immigration Bill

by Julianne Hing on Apr 26, 2012 2:05PM

It may just be that Rubio's ambitions and the immigrant community's desperation can help both sides find common ground.

Topics: /NOW, DREAM Act, Immigration

Marco Rubio Meets Miami DREAMer, Still Opposes DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on Mar 9, 2012 4:40PM

Witness the Florida Republican Senator's head-scratching political calculus.

Topics: /NOW, DREAM Act, Immigration

Young Activists Use Art to Fight for the DREAM Act

by Stokely Baksh Julianne Hing on Jul 1, 2011 10:39AM

These ten pieces of art created by young, undocumented immigrants show the love and determination that keeps the movement strong.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Sen. Durbin Is Set To Revive DREAM Act Fight in This Congress

by Julianne Hing on Apr 5, 2011 9:30AM

Negotiations are expected to focus on the narrow version that failed to clear a Republican filibuster last year.

Topics: Immigration, DREAM Act

DREAM Act Failure is Obama's 'Largest Disappointment'

by Jamilah King on Dec 22, 2010 5:52PM

President calls the bill's defeat 'heartbreaking.'

Topics: DREAM Act

How Undocumented Youth Nearly Made Their DREAMs Real in 2010

by Julianne Hing on Dec 20, 2010 10:21AM

Inside the youth-led movement that took on friends and foes alike and forced Congress to act.

Topics: DREAM Act

Readers and DREAMers Have Last Words on Immigration's Future

by Channing Kennedy on Dec 18, 2010 4:10PM

ColorLines readers sound off on the week's news.

Topics: DREAM Act