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Hey, DREAMers with DACA, Learn Your Rights at Work

Hey DREAMers with DACA, Learn Your Rights at Work

Join the “Working with DACA: Workplace Rights Webinar” this Thursday March 13, at 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT) and find out all you need to know about DACA and employment.  

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In the States Roundup

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Here's a look at some of the key battles in the states over the past week.

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In the States Roundup for May 8

Here's a look at some of the key battles in the states over the past week.

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Immigration Agreement

Photo from Immigration Rally in Orange County, Calif.

It was announced over the weekend the bipartisan Senate "Gang of Eight" came to an agreement in principle on a major aspect of creating a commonsense immigration process that benefits all workers. 

This agreement includes a new kind of worker visa program called the W-Visa, which will work for everyone, not just employers. 

Read five things you need to know about this new employer-based visa after the jump. 

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What the American Dream Is All About

Neidi Dominguez came to the United States at the age of nine with her mother and younger sister. In 2008, she graduated with honors from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has been an advocate and organizer for DREAMers and helped lead efforts to pass the federal DREAM Act. Recently, she served as a strategic campaign coordinator for the CLEAN Carwash Campaign.

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Colorado Becomes 13th State to Offer DREAMers In-State Tuition

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The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday that would allow DREAMer immigrant students to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities. The bill now goes to Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) to be signed into law, something he has indicated he will do. Only three Republicans voted for the bill.

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Florida Union Members Call for Immigration Reform

Florida Union Members Call for Immigration Reform

In Miami Gardens, Fla., last night union leaders, immigration activists and elected officials called for comprehensive immigration reform—including a path to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million aspiring citizens—in another in the series of actions that are part of the AFL-CIO’s immigration reform campaign

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In the States Roundup for Feb. 26

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Here's a look at some of the key battles in the states over the past week.

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Path to Citizenship Vital to Immigration Reform, San Antonio Mayor Tells House Panel

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Putting the nation’s 11 million aspiring citizens on a path to citizenship is not—as many Republican House lawmakers have characterized—the “extreme” option for immigration reform, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro told a House Judiciary Committee hearing today.

Putting them on a path to citizenship, that’s the best option.

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DREAMer Lopez on Mobilizing for Immigration Reform

A road map to citizenship is now a real possibility for 11 million aspiring citizens, thanks to immigration reform blueprints from President Obama and a bipartisan group of senators.

But DREAMer Rafael Lopez reminds us that it will take real hard work and persistence to make citizenship a reality for the millions of aspiring Americans. Check out Lopez's thoughts in the YouTube video in the post. 

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