Thursday, November 15, 2012

Dream act

  • Passing the DREAM Act Would Acknowledge the Human Rights of Migrant ...

    However, since the first DREAM Act was introduced in 2001, and despite the passage of a version of the bill in the House of Representatives in 2010, no final legislation has been approved by both houses.

  • Md. college presidents praise Dream Act victory

    Tuesday's vote on Question 4 showed a resounding 58 percent majority choosing to uphold the 2011 state law known as the Dream Act. The law sets a path for undocumented students to obtain in-state tuition rates if they attended a Maryland high school ...

  • Supporters of Maryland Dream Act to talk about how it is an example for ...

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The approval of Maryland's Dream Act by popular vote should help spur the idea in other states to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges, if they meet certain qualifications, supporters said Friday.

  • Dream Act: Best policy for Maryland

    Passage of the Maryland Dream Act, which is Question 4 on the ballot, would give undocumented immigrant students the right to pay in-state tuition at a community college once they've completed three years of high school in Maryland.

  • An Interpretation of Archbishop Lori's DREAM

    Archbishop Lori wanted to show that (a) the DREAM Act represents "Gospel values taught to us by our Lord Jesus Christ", just like the defense of marriage does; and (b) the Church's support in Maryland of both the DREAM Act and marriage between one man ...

  • Judge rejects challenge to Obama's 'DREAM Act'

    Edward Dutkiewicz, 61, who described himself as a conservative supporter of the tea party, filed the lawsuit in June challenging the president's decision to implement some provisions of the DREAM Act, lifting the threat of deportation for hundreds of ...

  • Poll Shows Age Gap On Marriage Equality, Marijuana, And DREAM Act

    Poll Shows Age Gap On Marriage Equality, Marijuana, And DREAM Act | A new Washington Post-ABC News poll conducted in the days after the election shows a huge age gap on the issues of marriage equality, legalizing marijuana use, and supporting ...

  • Likely House Judiciary panel chairman is strong opponent of DREAM Act

    The Republican lawmaker who is expected to take over the House Judiciary Committee has been a strong critic of immigration reform plans such as the DREAM Act. That could pose problems for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), who this week called for ...

  • Impacts from Dream Act to be few at first, CSM says

    He expected there might be a handful of students who are able to take advantage of the Maryland Dream Act. The law was passed by the legislature in 2011 and allows students who are not citizens who graduate from Maryland public high schools and whose ...

  • Growing Latino vote big problem for GOP

    Republican Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, an outspoken critic of hard-liners on immigration, said a good entry point for the GOP could come as soon as 2013 with Dream Act legislation in Congress. "That should be done immediately," Shurtleff said.

  • The voters speak

    On the Dream Act, which will allow some children of undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at Maryland public institutions of higher learning, the state joins 11 others that have similar policies in place.

  • How Romney and the Republicans Lost the Latino Vote

    Although there were many rhetorical points upon which the Republican Party lost Latinos, there were three that were uniquely vitriolic to the Latino community: vetoing the DREAM Act, SB 1070 and "self-deportation." This is what handed Obama his victory ...

  • Poll: Wide lead for Maryland Dream Act

    If passed, Maryland would become the first state nationwide to approve a form of the legislation, known as the Dream Act, by a popular vote.

  • Archbishop Lori lauds passage of Maryland DREAM Act

    In brief remarks at the fall meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore praised the passage of Maryland DREAM Act in a November 6 referendum. "Voters in Maryland voted to uphold the DREAM Act in ...

  • Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state

    That's why I support Question 4 - the Maryland Dream Act - which allows the children of undocumented workers to get in-state tuition at Maryland public universities.

  • Rubio Immigration Plan: Reform Piece-by-Piece, Starting with the Kids

    Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is drafting his own legislative alternative to the mostly Democrat-backed Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, which has failed to pass both chambers of Congress. Rubio's proposal would grant legal ...

  • Youth present abridged version of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

    HOMER TRIBUNE/Naomi Klouda - Players in A Midsummer Night's Dream act at least two roles in the play that is considered a great romantic comedy, by William Shakespeare.

  • GOP Opposition to 2010 DREAM Act Still Haunting the Party

    Republicans could have grabbed immigration as their own issue by passing the DREAM Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation originally introduced by Senators Dick Durbin and Orrin Hatch, that would allow young illegal immigrants to become legal residents ...

  • Maryland University Presidents Speak Out in Support of the Dream Act's Passage

    Passing with flying colors with a 58 percent majority in favor of upholding the Dream Act, Maryland officially became the first state to approve of this type of a state law through both legislation and a popular vote.

  • DREAM Act: Latino vote can make the difference this election

    WASHINGTON, November 4, 2012 - If Latinos want to see the DREAM Act become a reality and not a pipedream, then they must do more than tell pollsters they support President Obama's bid for a second term.

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