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Gaby Pacheco

Why Citizenship Matters: Getting to the Bottom Line

Manuel Pastor | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics
Manuel Pastor

The denial of a path to citizenship is an insult to these people. It's a denial of their struggles, of their aspirations, and of their desires to be American. And they, and their friends, relatives, and allies, will accept nothing less than a full path (no matter how challenging) to citizenship.

Janell Ross

Dream Activists Enter the Political Mainstream | Janell Ross | Posted 09.06.2012 | Latino Voices

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In 2010, Gaby Pacheco was a frustrated college student planning a 1,055-mile protest walk from Florida to Washington, D.C. The l...

Janell Ross

The Deferred Action Immigration Program: How Did We Get Here? | Janell Ross | Posted 08.19.2012 | Latino Voices

When President Obama addressed the National Council of La Raza at its annual convention last summer, he laid out his efforts to enforce the nation's "...

Elise Foley

Republican Proposes Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Rep. David Rivera (Fla.) introduced a bill on Wednesday that would help some undocumented young people stay in the U.S. legal...

What Will Immigration Advocates Learn From DREAM's Defeat?

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Were advocates of comprehensive immigration reform too slow to shift to supporting piecemeal legislation? And, did these leaders advance the optimal piecemeal strategy by focusing exclusively on the DREAM Act?

Elise Foley

McCain, Republicans Plan 'No' Votes On The DREAM Act | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Gaby Pacheco met with Sen. John McCain in 2007 to plead for help stopping the deportation of her family, she says she found a man w...