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Undocumented youth demand the New York DREAM Act

Tweet Yesterday, I was part of an action coordinated by the New York State Youth Leadership Council, and undocumented youth-led organization, to demand that Governor Cuomo prioritize the passage of the New York State DREAM Act. The Act would give undocumented young people access to state financial aid, which is crucial to education access in [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet How Raising The Minimum Wage Would Help Close The Gender Wage Gap Jada Pinkett Smith defends Beyoncé’s Chime for Change concert costume House Republicans Booed As They Vote To Deport DREAMers Texas Says It’s OK to Shoot an Escort If She Won’t Have Sex With You You’ll Never Believe What Our Nation’s Highest Ranking [...]
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Hospitals are deporting undocumented immigrants while they are unconscious

TweetThis is really sickening. The AP is out with an incredible report detailing the stories of undocumented immigrants who were deported by American hospitals, while they were unconscious. Two of the immigrants profiled, Jacinto Cruz and Jose Rodriguez-Saldana, were unlucky enough to be involved in car accidents and their punishment was being flown to Mexico while still [...]
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Supreme Court: We heart racial profiling!

TweetToday, the Supreme Court ruled on Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 immigration law. The good news is that it struck down key parts of the law, which is  why it is being hailed as a victory for the Obama Administration, which brought the case to the Supreme Court. The bad news is that it upheld the “show [...]
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Obama announces new DHS immigration policy; right wingers sh*t themselves

Tweet As you’ve probably read, President Obama made what people are calling a surprise move on Friday by announcing that the Department of Homeland Security will relax immigration policy in efforts to halt the deportation of young undocumented immigrants. Some DREAM activists say this announcement is merely a reinforcement of not-so-successful efforts announced year ago by the administration [...]
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