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Jun 11

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News Roundup – Thursday June 9

The Good Editorial: Support the state’s DREAM Act The high court refused to review a legal challenge to a controversial California law extending in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants pursuing a higher education. Gov. Deval Patrick Is Latest to Buck Obama Deportation Program Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick joined a ...

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Jun 11

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News Roundup – Tuesday, June 7

The Good Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration opts out of federal immigration program, citing ‘lack of clarity’ The Patrick administration has opted against signing onto the federal Secure Communities initiative, citing a “lack of clarity” and inconsistent implementation of a national program that uses locally ...

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May 11

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Undocumented youth in Indiana begin hunger strike behind bars – Take Action!

On May 9th, 5 undocumented students visited Indiana Gov. Daniels’ office and asked for a meeting. They were arrested and are currently sitting in jail waiting for Gov. Daniels to take action and stand up for them and immigrants in Indiana. These 5 undocumented youth are now on a hunger strike until Gov. Daniels makes […]

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Feb 09

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Update from CUNY is our Future!

Good news! Responding to pressure from students, faculty and staff, the Legislature last week voted down Governor Paterson’s proposal to take $4.2 million from CUNY community colleges midyear.  Thanks everyone who sent an Act Now letter.  It really made a difference. Now the big round begins as the State Senate and Assembly ...

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