Finding money to pay for college is a daunting task, but for undocumented Dreamers with aspirations of getting a college education, the landscape can be even more bewildering. One Dreamer, Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca, says she's working on an app for that, thanks to her own overwhelming experience with the financial side of college.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a Democratic Party presidential candidate, spoke about her stance on immigration reform and support on building from President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions.
Sponsors of the New York Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act have critically responded to the state's annual budget's exclusion to provide in-state tuition assistance for undocumented immigrants.
New York State government officials have agreed on its next annual budget, and while education funds have increased, there is no support for the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.
Efforts to pass New York's version of the DREAM Act has stalled, and undocumented immigrant youths are protesting against Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Democratic Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie through a hunger strike for their inaction to move forward on the issue.
New York immigrant rights advocates and politicians are calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to press the Empire State's Senate Republicans to pass its version of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.
It was a difficult three-day walk for 9-year-old Rubi Sanchez and her family as they escaped life from Mexico because of the presence of drug cartels in their state. Now 19 years old, Sanchez recounted her life as an immigrant and recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Two DREAMers confronted Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, at a fundraising event to discuss his opposition to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which exempted up to 500,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children from deportation.