Posts tagged "Francisco Rojas"

Sen. Durbin vows to keep pushing for the DREAM Act

What happened to the American Dream? It was crushed Tuesday on the Senate floor by Republicans. They voted against including the DREAM Act in the defense bill.  They also struck a blow against the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy regarding gays in the military. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin gave a compelling speech on the... Read more »

Fighting for the DREAM Act, Senate vote expected Tuesday

Dream Act rally at federal plaza in Chicago. Francisco Rojas is ready to make the ultimate sacrifice for the United States. But he can’t enlist in the military because he is undocumented. The 20-year-old student came to the United States from Mexico when he was just 8 years old and he could seek legal status... Read more »