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As Senate Tables DREAM Act, Endangered Hunger Strikers Vow to Keep Pushing for Their Dream

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

University of Texas student Lucy Martinez watched from her wheelchair as the Senate moved to table the Dream Act today. The debilitated nineteen-year-old has passed the precarious 30-day mark of her hunger strike.

With Jailed Minister, DREAM Act Hunger Strike Nears Critical 30-Day Stage, Spreads Across Nation

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

On the heels of a new Congressional Budget Office report that the DREAM Act would reduce the deficit by $1.4 billion over the next decade and public s...