Georgia closed its legislative session last week without passing SB 458, a proposed anti-immigration law. Jerry Gonzalez, Executive Director of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials, believes that’s because the state’s appetite for draconian immigration laws is diminishing.
Tag: Dream Act
Instead of focusing on H-1B visas for international workers, we should train the DREAM Act eligible youth here in the U.S. for skilled manufacturing jobs.
Julio Salgado uses visual art to raise awareness about the challenges of being undocumented and gay.
By granting a path to citizenship only to those who sign up for the military, the bill precludes many undocumented youth who can contribute much to our economy and national well-being.
The Adjusted Residency for Military Service Act – the ARMS Act – is a pruned version of the DREAM Act. It gives undocumented youth a chance to legalize their status if they join the military, but there are no benefits for pursuing higher education.
The President proposed small steps to improve the immigration system, focusing on the DREAM Act and the need to change the policy of sending foreign students home after they graduate from U.S. colleges and universities.
Undocumented youth activists stepped up their game in 2011, organizing civil disobedience actions, online video campaigns, and support for state-level DREAM Acts that would aid in tuition-relief.
A nation-wide network of young undocumented immigrants, their parents and their supporters in Congress are flocking to Alabama to protest that state’s harsh new anti-immigration law. Hear their voices in this Fi2W podcast.
A group of undocumented students have formed an advocacy group on campus to support each other and fight for passage of the DREAM Act.