Dream 9

Recent demonstrations have been instrumental in keeping the attention on immigration reform. This is critical: Republicans, especially the Tea Party Caucus that is much less friendly toward immigrants, will not have the political leverage to fight the next few bills.
On Monday, September 30, thirty individuals who were raised in the U.S. but were deported or forced to return to their countries of origin in Latinoamérica, turned themselves in to immigration authorities at the Laredo, Texas port of entry.
Nine young people who claimed asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border were granted parole on Wednesday, and released from an immigration
To begin to understand the implications and politics of the conditions of this group of nine young undocumented immigrants, the DREAM 9, we must take a brief look at the condition of corporate immigration detention centers in the United States.
Meet Lulu Martinez and Maria Peniche -- two of the nine young undocumented immigrant activists who delivered themselves into the hands of U.S. immigration authorities on the U.S./Mexico border last month in an act of civil disobedience that has captured nationwide attention.
Weeks of uncertainty for the group of young undocumented immigrants -- known as the “Dream 9” -- detained after crossing
Nearly two weeks after staging what is now widely viewed in immigration circles as either a heroic act of selfless civil
Some 35 Congress members, including U.S. Reps. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) have called upon the Obama
The letter, released Monday and signed by Reps. Mike Honda (D-Calif.), Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), and Ruben Hinojosa (D-Texas
Some see them as heroes. Others see them as misguided. Immigration advocates are divided over nine undocumented immigrant
Mohammad Abdollahi, a Dreamer and a lead organizer of the campaign to release the nine Dreamers, was clear in his response
“We can go down that road, but it’s wholly unnecessary,” Cowan said. “The right thing to do is to approve these humanitarian
“In the United States, undocumented immigrants run the risk of being taken from their home, no matter where we are,” Mateo