Immigrant Rights

Madison: Students rally for Dream Act

immigration events

 

Immigration in the News

2/6/10        The Huffington Post:  "Immigration Reform is necessary for America's Economic Recovery"

                 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-creamer/immigration-reform-is-nec_b_445688.html

 

 

Wisconsin Driver Card

LEGISLATION INTRODUCED BY REP. PEDRO COLON FOR ISSUANCE OF DRIVERS CARDS

(This bill was introduced during the Winter 2010 legislative session; it did not pass.  Rep Colon is now following developments in Arizona before deciding if to introduce it again in the next session.)

       

Points of unity

The Madison Immigration Reform Coalition (MIRC) has adopted the following points of unity:

Students rally for DREAM Act, immigration reform

Daily Cardinal: The Madison Student Coalition, a union of local high school and college students and immigrant rights advocates, rallied Tuesday as part of a national week of action to encourage federal immigration reform.
The march began at Memorial Library and finished on the Capitol’s steps, where activists held a press conference to voice their support for two bills: the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, introduced in 2001, and the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America’s Security and Prosperity Act, introduced in December.  Both bills would provide a path to higher education and citizenship for immigrant youth brought to the United States at a young age.

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