While there continues to be inequality and exclusivity within the distribution of financial aid, there will be youth fighting to access it. While there are undocumented, and immigrant, youth willing to go to college, there will continue to be a push for change. The ask is loud and clear: Pass the New York Dream Act.
I am not arguing for, or trying to prevent ICE from removing batterers, gang members or actual violent criminal offenders. I argue that we allow people like Martin to have the opportunity to legalize their status in this country so that he's able to get up on a Saturday morning and go to work without the fear of being torn apart from our community.
While Latinos are already familiar with Mitt Romney's own position on immigration, the make up of his administration is not yet evident. However, with Kris Kobach shaping Mitt Romney's immigration policy, the verdict is clear that he or others like him will be top candidates at the helm of Romney's immigration policy and enforcement.