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Jul 11

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NYSYLC General Meeting this Thursday 7/7/2011

    Yes…we know… the days are getting warmer,the school year is drawing to a close, and graduation time has come for some. However, we must continue our efforts to pass the NY DREAM Act and get President Obama to halt the deportations of undocumented youth. Haven’t had time during the last months to get ...

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Jul 11

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Top 5 S/Heroes

Looking back we are able to see how our movement has changed and grown throughout the years. Some, however, have stayed the same. This post is dedicated to the sheroes and heroes of our time who continue to help and inspire us as we defend our human rights. 5. The first hero is America. Why? […]

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Jun 11

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Local Undocumented Student Still Faces Deportation

Update: Local Undocumented Student Still Faces Deportation, Final Hearing in August FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 21, 2011 Contact: Sonia Guinansaca (347) 260-5844 New York, NY. Julio, a Bronx Community College student, faces an imminent deportation order after being detained in Greyhound bus. He is set to be deported back to ...

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Jun 11

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NYSYLC SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED

NYSYLC SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE EXTENDED The NYSYLC, understands the financial hardships immigrant youth go through when continuing their education. For that reason, for the fourth consecutive year we are glad to announce the launching of our NYSYLC Leadership Awards that aims to financially support our members regardless of their ...

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Jun 11

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White Tiles Covered In Red Dreams

I took all the paperwork I had as a senior in high school and marched into the financial aid office at the college of my choice holding one of those 8×11 orangey folders. I remember sitting in the waiting room with my red flip flops on the clean and white tiled floor. It was a […]

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Jun 11

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News Roundup – Tuesday, June 14

The Good Mr. President: Yes you can stop deporting DREAMers Rep- Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) is sending a clear message to President Obama that it is time to stop deporting eligible DREAM Act students. The president knows he has the power to stop the deportation of DREAMers, the question is whether he has the courage to […]

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Jun 11

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What’s Happening This Week?

What’s Happening The Week Of June 13th? *reminder* Don’t forget to apply to our Scholarship Awards Program. The deadline is June 20th and you still have time! *reminder2* Also, contact Tania@nysylc.org If you’d like to take part in our legislative visits and get more co-sponsors for the New York Dream Act! Tuesday June 14th @ ...

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