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  • Helping dreams come true

    Helping dreams come true
    Laura Hernandez didn't find out that she was undocumented until she went to apply for college financial aid. Suddenly she was faced with teaching herself how to apply for a deferral under the Dream Act, which offers conditional permanent residency to...
  • An inspiring and insightful 'Underwater Dreams'

     An inspiring and insightful 'Underwater Dreams'
    With the debate over America's unresolved immigration policies at fever pitch these days, the inspiring documentary "Underwater Dreams" makes for quite the timely entry. Writer-producer-director Mary Mazzio neatly recounts how a group of Mexican-born...
  • Equality Maryland head arrested at immigration reform rally

    Equality Maryland head arrested at immigration reform rally
    Carrie Evans, the executive director of Equality Maryland, was arrested at an immigration reform rally in Washington on Thursday afternoon, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization said. The arrest wasn't surprising, as...
  • Education requirements deter many would-be 'Dreamers,' activists say

    Education requirements deter many would-be 'Dreamers,' activists say
    Naira Zapata might seem a typical candidate for the Obama administration's deferred deportation program. Her family smuggled her across the U.S.-Mexican border when she was 12. But Zapata, now 20, dropped out of high school three years ago after...
  • O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]

    O'Malley takes on another 'pop' issue [Commentary]
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, a presidential hopeful, has taken on yet another "pop issue," proposing that we provide foster care to several thousand unaccompanied Central American minors, lest they be sent to "certain death." He has also championed abolition...
  • Executive orders? Obama has no choice

    Congress has fled Washington for a five-week summer recess, but don't fret about all of the serious problems left unresolved in their absence. It won't make any difference. Under Speaker John Boehner, members of the 113th Congress accomplish as much out...
  • Immigration reform calls for leadership, not political calculation, without delay

    Immigration reform calls for leadership, not political calculation, without delay
    The most troubling aspect of President Obama's decision to delay using executive action to change the nation's immigration system is that it seems rooted in crass political calculation. In that, he has now joined House Republicans in putting politics...
  • Pen pal inspires Sen. Harry Reid on immigration reform

    Pen pal inspires Sen. Harry Reid on immigration reform
    LAS VEGAS — When Astrid Silva wrote her first letters to Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, she never really expected that he, or anyone else, would read the folded notes she slipped to the Nevada senator as he campaigned in the state she...
  • Anthony Abbate, associate provost, FAU, Broward

    Anthony Abbate, associate provost, FAU, Broward
    Last week: Five year anniversary of the signing of the Higher Education Act by George W. Bush. This legislation was intended to have a lasting impact by holding states and institutions accountable for costs of higher education. Over those five years,...
  • 'The Daily Show' slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform

    'The Daily Show' slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform
    With public disapproval of the House of Representatives hovering somewhere around 77%, John Oliver joked on Wednesday's “Daily Show” that "Congress" is about to become “the English language’s most offensive C-word.” And the...
  • Immigration activists arrested during protest outside Capitol

    Immigration activists arrested during protest outside Capitol
    WASHINGTON -- Forty protesters, including union leader Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees International Union, were arrested Thursday afternoon for blocking passage outside the U.S. Capitol during a demonstration urging the House to pass comprehensive...