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."
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December 09, 2010
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".
December 06, 2010
The Obama Administration has put a concerted effort into pushing for passage of the DREAM Act.
December 02, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is urging Congress to pass the DREAM Act because, she says, "it would help improve immigration enforcement."
December 01, 2010
A report recommends that if educators become aware that a student is undocumented, they should talk with the student about how to pursue legal status.
November 02, 2010
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) vowed to bring back the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act, or DREAM Act, for a vote during a lame-duck session when interviewed over the weekend on Univision.
November 01, 2010
Puerto Ricans males are the most disadvantaged group of youths in New York City, according to a report released today by an antipoverty group, Community Service Society.
October 27, 2010
A discussion is under way and continuing through Friday over at the Teacher channel with Helen Thorpe, author of Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America.
October 21, 2010
A discussion with Helen Thorpe about her book, Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America, starts on Monday and runs all next week.