All Posts Tagged With: "Dream Act"
Nebraska joined Arizona to oppose the legal status of the newly documented immigrants under President Obama’s new Deferred Action Program for those young arrivals brought to the U.S. by their parents. The opposition is setting up a battle over the constitutionality of the program, while raising tough question regarding the new program. Only two days [...]
Up to a million young illegal immigrants started to apply for reprieve from deportation on Wednesday under the Obama administration’s new program. The DREAM Act failed to be passed in Congress by Democrats, which would have granted residency and a path to citizenship to; hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. [...]
A state delegate from the Republican Party in Maryland is planning to hold rallies serving pizza in businesses, homes and town halls across the state to encourage voters to support a state referendum that would ban college in-state tuition rates to illegal immigrants. He says making pizza is inexpensive and the group has not money. [...]
Mitt Romney the Republican presumptive presidential nominee has accused President Barack Obama of political motivation in his policy change on immigration. David Plouffe a senior adviser at the White House said the change was not a political move but instead a decision of enforcement discretion by Homeland Security. Up to 800,000 illegal immigrants could benefit [...]
A number of young illegal immigrants have begun a campaign to pressure President Obama to use his executive powers to give them permission to remain in the U.S. legally. The immigrants have said that Obama has done little if anything to lower the threat of deportation they constantly face, despite a number of promises. United [...]
It is becoming more and more common for undocumented immigrants to pursue higher education hoping for careers one day as professionals. For one undocumented young adult, it seemed nearly inconceivable to attend college since she did not have a social security number, work permit and was not qualified to apply for any financial aid. Nevertheless, [...]
On Monday, Mitt Romney was in Pennsylvania campaigning with Florida Senator Marco Rubio. Though Romney said he has yet to start evaluating potential vice presidential candidate, it looked as though he was holding auditions in the state yesterday. He ducked questions about a running mate and brushed aside one about the bill on immigration that [...]