Tag Archives: DREAM Act

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Big DREAMers take to the streets

TweetI am constantly amazed and inspired by the courage of the DREAM Activists, and today’s Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah is in honor of all of those brilliant and beautiful young people who refuse to be made invisible. Yesterday, three DREAMers pictured above, Janet Perez, Rosario Quiroz and Sara Martinez, staged a peaceful protest in front of [...]
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Florida bill would give citizenship to undocumented youth – so long as they enter the military

Tweet “If somebody is willing to die for America, then certainly they deserve a chance at life in America.” No joke, this is what Rep. David Rivera (R-Miami) said when he proposed a bill last week that takes the “DREAM” out of the DREAM Act and replace it as the ARMS (Adjusted Residency for Military [...]
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Obama administration will halt deportation of DREAMers and other undocumented immigrants

TweetHallelujah: The Obama administration announced Thursday that it would suspend deportation proceedings against many illegal immigrants who pose no threat to national security or public safety. The new policy is expected to help thousands of illegal immigrants who came to the United States as young children, graduated from high school and want to go on [...]
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BREAKING: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Imminent; DREAM Act dies in the Senate

TweetAfter the last two years of promises and let-downs, high hopes and massive hold-ups, finally ending the discriminatory military policy Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell has been decided by the Senate with a vote of 63 to 33  to close the debate and allow the repeal to move forward. This means just 51 Senators can now [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Courtney spoke at TEDWomen on Tuesday in DC, and her talk was picked as one of the top three in her session. You can read an overview of the talk at BoingBoing. Congrats Courtney! Today is Rally for Girls’ Sports Day. Big time anti-choicer Joe Pitts (R-PA), co-author of the shitty Stupak-Pitts Amendment which [...]
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