Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would give undocumented students in-state tuition rates at public colleges and universities.
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February 04, 2011
January 26, 2011
In his State of the Union address last evening, President Barack Obama urged Congress to take on the issue of illegal immigration, implying that addressing that issue would include passage of the DREAM Act.
January 25, 2011
Considering the "best interests" of a child is not a formal precept in immigration and asylum law regarding the U.S. treatment of minors who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexican border without the company of their parents, according to the Washington-based Migration Policy Institute.
January 04, 2011
Most countries of the world, including industrialized countries, don't have the capacity to effectively handle migration, according to a report by the International Organization for Migration.
December 18, 2010
In a procedural vote today, the U.S. Senate effectively killed the chances of the DREAM Act passing in the current lame-duck session of Congress.
December 17, 2010
Expecting the U.S. Senate to cast a procedural vote on the DREAM Act tomorrow, the U.S. Secretary of Education urged senators to pass legislation that would give some undocumented youths a path to legalization.
December 14, 2010
The Immigration Policy Center issued a statement calling for Congress to pass the DREAM Act signed by 250 scholars.
December 09, 2010
In court yesterday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. used the words "illegal aliens" to describe people who are living illegally in this country while Justice Sonia Sotomayor tended to refer to them as "undocumented aliens."
December 09, 2010
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid initiated the tabling of a procedural vote on the Senate version of the DREAM Act today in an effort to keep the issue alive in Congress.
December 08, 2010
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the DREAM Act with a 216-198 vote; eight Republicans voted "yea".