Dream Act

CIS’s Jon Freere exploits Boston Marathon attack to argue against DREAM Act

In a blog post published yesterday on the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)  legal policy analyst Jon Feere cited  the bombers in an attempt to counter the messaging used by advocates DREAM Act and similar … Continued

Colorado ASSET moves forward: the opposition grumbles as immigrant youth speak out

Persistence paid off last month, as undocumented students moved one step closer to equal access to higher education. On Thursday, January 24, the Colorado Senate Education Committee approved a bill called Advancing Students for a Stronger Economy Tomorrow (ASSET), a proposed law … Continued

Wait, Is FAIR Really Complaining about the “Politicization of Immigration Enforcement?”

When Hurricane Sandy hit, some hard-line GOP’ers took exception to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s supportive words for President Obama. When the attacks on our embassies occurred in Eygpt and Libya, Mitt Romney was widely denounced for attempting to spin … Continued


Patriot/Minutemen Leader Posts His First Piece on CAPS’s Website

By: Sean Mullin Last week, Jeff Schwilk, founder of the SoCal Patriot Coalition, published a blog for Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) condemning President Obama’s “mass amnesty for millions of illegal aliens.” Attacking the president’s “new level of dictatorial actions” … Continued

HSM Head Brad Botwin Bemoans “Amnesty Day for Hispanic Illegals”

The seldom quoted founder of the resoundingly anti-immigrant Help Save Maryland, Brad Botwin, made sure he’d get his name in print recently. In response to President Obama’s order, Botwin callously boasted, “I guess we’re just going to declare this ‘Amnesty Day for … Continued

ALIPAC’s Gheen Attacks Obama on Deferred Action

A communiqué from William Gheen of Americans for Legal Immigration PAC on Monday warns his followers that President Obama has declared “a form of martial law.” Last week, the president announced that certain undocumented immigrants who came to the United … Continued

Anti-Immigrant Leaders Call Obama Policy “Treasonous”

Last Friday, President Obama announced that he will halt deportation proceedings for some DREAM-eligible youth and allow them to apply for work authorization. This announcement was met with a mix of relief and optimism from those in the immigrant rights … Continued

How will Obama Administration’s Announcement Impact Dreamers?

The Obama Administration announced today a major move to grant deferred action to DREAM-eligible youth. The announcement arrives as a result of growing criticism from undocumented youth and immigrant rights activists over what is largely perceived as a failure by … Continued

The DREAM Act Challenge to FAIR

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is throwing his name on two immigration bills this year in a play for Latino support in the upcoming election.  In May, Rubio co-sponsored the START 2.0 Act, which would offer immigrants with advanced degrees in … Continued

Cross-Post: Walk to Albany for the NY DREAM Act 4/9 – 4/17

Originally posted on April 6, 2012 by the New York State Youth Leadership Council. From April 9 – April 17, undocumented youth and allies from the New York State Youth Leadership Council will be walking 150 miles from New York … Continued