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New York Dream Act

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New York Dreamers Begin Hunger Strike As State Budget Deadline Looms | Roque Planas | Posted 03.25.2015 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- A group of 10 undocumented youths launched a hunger strike Wednesday, vowing to pressure New York lawmakers to put funding for a proposed ...

Why New York State Lawmakers Must Pass Gov. Cuomo's Dream Act

Jennifer J. Raab | Posted 04.06.2015 | New York
Jennifer J. Raab

It makes little sense for taxpayers to invest in free primary and secondary educations for these young men and women and then deny them the chance to develop their skills. It is an enormous loss of potential talent.

New York Voters Oppose State Dream Act, Favor Classes For Inmates

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

Most New York state voters expressed opposition to the New York Dream Act, which would have allowed undocumented immigrants to receive financial aid f...

Stalled Potential in New York Continue Pushing for the New York Dream Act

Angy Rivera | Posted 08.03.2012 | Latino Voices
Angy Rivera

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.

Who Cares About the DREAMer Experience?

Orin Abel | Posted 06.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Orin Abel

Sometimes I fear that Atticus is right, and that without the magnanimous effort that is required to step into another's shoes, our pains are fated to merely scratch the Ishtar Gates.

Columbia University Grad: Undocumented, Unafraid and Unapologetic

Rosario Quiroz | Posted 06.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Rosario Quiroz

It is embarrassing that the New York DREAM Act failed to be included in the New York Budget, especially in a state as progressive as this one claims to be. Come on New York. We can and need to do better than that.

For Most, New York DREAM Act Would Cost Less Than a Latte

Ted Hesson | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Ted Hesson

The New York DREAM Act is a perfect example of a low cost, high reward investment. For a minimal expense, thousands of young New Yorkers would have a better chance at realizing their professional dreams

Will Governor Cuomo Seize A Major Opportunity With The DREAM Act?

Michael Wildes | Posted 06.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Michael Wildes

Governor Cuomo's surprising silence on the New York DREAM Act is business as usual for many elected officials, but it's disappointing coming from him.

Field of Dreams

Vanessa Perez | Posted 05.31.2012 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Perez

New York has always been a place where people come to make dreams come true. If Governor Cuomo is really considering a run for president in 2016, he should support New York's DREAM Act and show all that our state intends to lead the nation on education and immigration reform.

David Ramirez

New Yorkers Blast Governor For Excluding Dream Act From State Budget | David Ramirez | Posted 03.31.2012 | Latino Voices

Proponents of the New York State Dream Act have until April 1 to convince Gov. Andrew Cuomo to include the bill in the 2013 budget. If they fail, it's...

State Level Dreams: Why the New York Dream Act Must Pass

Razeen Zaman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Razeen Zaman

It is time to free the American Dream from the exclusivity of opportunities based on accident of birthplace. Let us all have the courage to become Dreamers.

NY Regents To Draft Own Version Of State DREAM Act

Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

New York's Board of Regents is looking to support a state version of the federal DREAM Act, a move that comes on the heels of its endorsement of the n...