In calling for a pathway to citizenship for as many as 11 million unauthorized immigrants, the president also welcomed a bipartisan immigration reform plan from a group of U.S. senators.
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January 29, 2013
January 28, 2013
President Barack Obama is set to unveil his plan for comprehensive immigration reform in a speech in Las Vegas tomorrow.
January 23, 2013
President Barack Obama's signals on immigration reform are invigorating youth-led movements to push Congress to create a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States.
January 14, 2013
Issues facing undocumented youth, such as applying for deferred action, or paying for college, are front and center at a Jan. 19 conference for educators.
December 31, 2012
Immigration, the Common Core State Standards, and English-language proficiency were among the most sought-after English-language learner-related stories in 2012.
November 28, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called the lack of movement on a federal DREAM Act to benefit undocumented students one of the "biggest disappointments" in President Obama's first term.
November 06, 2012
Voters overwhelmingly vote in favor of keeping state law in place to grant eligible undocumented immigrants in-state tuition at public colleges and universities.
November 06, 2012
Maryland voters are the first to weigh in on whether qualified undocumented immigrants should be allowed to pay in-state rates for public colleges and universities.
October 16, 2012
A parenting practices program that targets Latino families is showing promising results, a new University of California, Berkeley research brief finds.
October 10, 2012
Springdale, Ark., district hopes to lure up to 100 bilingual graduates back as classroom teachers.