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News Roundup – Thursday, Aug. 11

The Good DREAM Act Students Push For Deferred Deportation Action The Obama administration is quietly halting some deportations of undocumented young people, after a memo in June that directed immigration officials to consider reprieve for students and would-be military members. Meanwhile, young people facing deportation are still ...

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News Roundup – Thursday, Aug 4

The Good Congressman’s Activism Leads To Arrest Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D.-Ill.) was arrested in front of the White House last week to protest the huge increase in deportations under the Obama administration. He tells host Michel Martin about the motivations fueling his civil disobedience, and assesses whether moving ahead on ...

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News Roundup – Monday, August 1

Rep. Gutierrez Arrested, Tells Obama: You Can Stop Deportations Gutierrez is not alone in his demands. Immigrant advocates have long been challenging Obama to use his executive authority to grant administrative relief to undocumented immigrants facing deportation, especially undocumented youth who would have been eligible for the ...

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News Roundup – Wed, July 27

  The Good Bronx Community College Rallies To Save Student From Deportation A rally is held at Bronx Community College to try to prevent a student from being deported.Julio Hernandez Moreno, a 24-year-old radiology student, says he is seeking asylum because he fears for his life if he goes back to El Salvador. “Julio ...

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News Roundup – Monday, July 25

The Good Congress needs to wake up and finally pass the Dream Act The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office has estimated a $2.2 billion deficit reduction over 10 years if the DREAM Act were passed. Both the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security support the DREAM Act. It is now up […]

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News Roundup – Monday, July 19

The Good Half of California DREAM Act Passes Senate, Moves to Governor’s Desk Assembly Bill (AB) 130, one half of the California Dream Act, passed the State Senate floor Thursday and is now headed to the Governor’s desk for his hopeful signature. AB 130 allows AB 540 students full access to California’s higher education system. ...

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News Roundup – Friday, July 15

The Good Senate moves forward with college aid for undocumented immigrants Undocumented immigrants would be allowed to get privately financed student aid administered by state universities and colleges under legislation approved Thursday by the state Senate and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown. The measure would give undocumented students ...

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