Post Tagged with: "DREAMers"

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DACA Students Will Travel from NYC to Mexico

Education, Mexican October 12, 2016 at 3:41 pm

A program at City College will allow Mexican students with DACA status to travel to Mexico to visit their families and learn about their country of origin, Diario de México USA reports.

The ‘Peopling of America’ at Ellis Island

The ‘Peopling of America’ at Ellis Island

Asian, History, Immigration, New York, Video October 2, 2015 at 6:35 pm

CUNY TV’s “Asian American Life” visits Ellis Island’s new exhibit and looks at how some of those who passed through the gateway shaped Asian-American history.

Movie Follows ‘Dreamer’ Who Ran from New York to California

Movie Follows ‘Dreamer’ Who Ran from New York to California

Immigration, Mexican June 22, 2016 at 4:47 pm

Dreamer Carlos Ibarra, who ran from New York to California in 72 days, presents his documentary “Run Carlos Run” about his journey, Reporte Hispano reports.

Participants of “Dreamers Without Borders” program in 2015 visit Mexico (Photo via U.S.-Mexico Foundation video)

Program Helps ‘Dreamers’ Visit Mexico

Immigration, Youth June 14, 2016 at 2:49 pm

A Mexican-American organization will help around 100 Dreamer beneficiaries of DACA to visit Mexico, Diario de México reports.

Francisco Curiel cannot wait to apply for DACA (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Vowing to Fulfill Young Immigrants’ Dreams

Featured Posts, Immigration, Voices' Picks, Youth February 17, 2015 at 3:17 pm

Roadblocks may appear, but immigrants who qualify are eager to apply to the expanded DACA program, El Diario reports.

The Antorcha Guadalupana run in which participants take turns carrying the torch. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Has the Virgin of Guadalupe Lost Some Appeal?

Immigration, Mexican, Religion, Youth December 8, 2014 at 4:38 pm

The change in attitude toward the Virgin of Guadalupe reflects the different experiences of two generations of immigration activists, El Diario reports. 

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Dreamers Moving On

Immigration, Youth April 29, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Feet in 2 Worlds speaks with five young undocumented immigrants who are moving on with their lives after disappointment over failed federal and state legislation.

Immigration advocates and students are asking Gov. Cuomo to step up to the plate to make the DREAM Act a law in New York, after the State Senate’s rejection (Photo via El Diario/La Prensa).

Activists Infuriated After NY Dream Act Fiasco

Immigration, New York, Politics March 19, 2014 at 1:32 pm

Monday’s abrupt vote on the NY Dream Act, which failed narrowly in the state Legislature, has angered pro-immigrant activists according to El Diario/La Prensa, whose editorial puts the blame on Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Current and former CUNY students plan tactics at Hunter College ahead of meeting legislators in Albany this month. (Photo by Alex Wolf/Voices of NY)

CUNY Dreamers Work to Win Over Albany Holdouts

Education, Featured Posts, Immigration, Politics, Voices' Picks February 14, 2014 at 6:50 pm

Former and current CUNY students target NY lawmakers to get tuition assistance for undocumented college students.

Katerin Pleites, 12 (Photo by Gerardo Romo via

Dreamers Share Their Stories on Interactive Platform

Government, Immigration, In the News, Latino November 21, 2013 at 12:34 pm

An interactive multimedia project in support of the DREAM Act is encouraging dreamers across the nation to put out their pictures and share their aspirations. “Somos Dreamers/We Are Dreamers” has been launched by Impremedia, the publisher of El Diario-La Prensa.

NYS Dreamers (Photo by Caroline Lewis)

Students Urge Cuomo to Support NYS Dream Act

Education, Immigration November 7, 2013 at 11:35 am

Protestors pressed for passage of NY State legislation to make tuition assistance available to undocumented immigrants.

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Rallying for Detained Dreamers

Immigration October 21, 2013 at 2:54 pm

Friends and relatives of detained Dreamers rallied in front of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s New York office in hopes of getting her support, reports NYCity NewsService. The Dreamers were the latest U.S.-raised immigrants who have tried to re-enter the country.

This month last year, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals went into effect but for DREAMers, the work is far from over. (Photo by Steve Rhodes, Creative Commons license)

Just Over Half Meet Deferred Action Requirements

Government, Immigration August 21, 2013 at 4:16 pm

Feet in 2 Worlds reports that in the year since Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals took effect, 57 percent of the 1.9 million undocumented immigrants meet the full requirements of the program.

Demonstrators against Senator Ted Cruz in front of Manhattan's Grand Hyatt Hotel.(Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino).

Sen. Ted Cruz NY Visit Met with Protests

Immigration, Latino, Politics May 30, 2013 at 4:51 pm

Dozens of “dreamers” and Latino immigrants demonstrated on Wednesday against U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who was attending a Republican Party event in Manhattan, El Diario-La Prensa and QueensLatino report.

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Wanted: DREAMers to Share Their Stories

Culture, Immigration, New York November 27, 2012 at 2:22 pm

An upcoming new theater production based on the real-life stories of undocumented students is looking for immigrants to interview, reports OurChinatown.