Posts tagged "moratorium"

Obama mentions DREAM Act and immigration in the State of the Union; President should halt deportations as it's too dangerous to send immigrants to Mexico

In President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night he didn’t mention the DREAM Act by name but he alluded to it. Today, there are hundreds of thousands of students excelling in our schools who are not American citizens. Some are the children of undocumented workers, who had nothing to do with the actions... Read more »

Congressman Luis Gutierrez says immigration reform won't happen. He says advocates should push for the DREAM Act and a moratorium on deportations.

Luis Gutierrez With the Republicans gaining ground in Congress it is time to develop a new strategy for comprehensive immigration reform. This is what Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez said recently to a group of students at Columbia College Chicago, (where I also am an assistant professor of journalism.) “What do we do in January given... Read more »