DREAM Act

Arizona Sued for Denying Driver's Licenses to Immigrant Youth

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.

GOP's Alternative to DREAM Act Has No Path to Citizenship

Republicans unveiled their answer to the DREAM Act, with the Achieve Act, to help undocumented immigrants.

Mass. Becomes 13th State to Allow Some Undocumented Students to Pay In-State Tuition

The decision will cut tuition fees by about 50 percent for undocumented students attending state colleges.

Dust Off Those Old Immigration Reform Deals? Not So Fast

Democratic and Republican leaders want to return to their 2010 blueprint. But immigration reformers say first, stop the deportations.

Did Obama's Victory Speech Include Nod to DREAMers?

During President Barack Obama’s victory speech Tuesday night he briefly spoke about the “dreams of an immigrant’s daughter.”

Gay HIV-Positive DREAMer Deported Despite Community Pleas to ICE

If immigration officials followed their own guidelines, Wasington Coelho Ribero should never have been deported, advocates say.

Did Giants Sergio Romo Call Out the DREAM Act in his Victory Speech?

This might be a stretch but the pause before Romo said “drrrream” may mean something.

Junot Díaz Calls DREAM Act 'A Tiny Little Bone' for People Who Deserve More

“I think the DREAM Act is a tiny little bone that they throw in to a community that deserves a lot more, and certainly I think it’s nice and important but we should be able to recognize the community–the people who do the heavy lifting–and stop afflicting them.”

DREAMer Benita Veliz to Address DNC Wednesday

Veliz is scheduled to talk after Attorney General of California Kamala D. Harris and before Spanish language talk show host Cristina Saralegui.

90 College Presidents Cite Patents in Call for Immigration Reform

Foreign graduate students are big contributors to inventions that create jobs, the presidents say. They urge changes so more can stay here after graduating.

Mitt Romney May Have Just Changed His DREAM Act Position

“I’ve indicated in my view that those who serve in the military and have advanced degrees would certainly qualify for that kind of permanent status,” Romney went on to say.

Obama Talks DREAM Act at Nat'l Association of Latino Elected Officials [Video]

President Obama: “I’ve said time and again that if you send me the DREAM Act, I’ll sign it right away.”

New Beautiful Short Film Highlights Three DREAMers

Though an important step was taken with the president’s order to halt the deportations of some young undocumented residents, we must remember that his executive order could change as early as January under a new administration.

BREAKING: Obama Will Halt Deportations of DREAMers

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

DREAMers Stage Sit-ins at Obama Office to Force Deportation Standoff

Activists are demanding a halt to the deportations of DREAM Act-eligible youth, but Obama’s not budging, even if his re-election hopes hinge on the Latino vote.

The DREAM Act Video Everyone Needs to See

Director Eliot Rausch’s short film “Limbo” captures deeply personal moments from three DREAMers telling their own stories.

DREAMer Makes the Front Page of LA Times Print Edition

The Los Angeles Times on Friday published a front page story that profiled a young architecture graduate student from UCLA that’s unsure about her future because she’s undocumented.

Obama Promises Immigration Reform in First Year of Second Term

Obama told Univision he would like to do immigration this year, but Republican opposition is too intense.

Marco Rubio Pushes Nightmarish DREAM Act in Run for GOP's VP Nod

Marco Rubio’s carefully maneuvering his way into the next tier of Republican politics.

Marco Rubio Meets Miami DREAMer, Still Opposes DREAM Act

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