Posts Tagged as "comprehensive immigration reform"

Joaquin Magon: Why Citizenship?

April 15, 2014 / By
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[Translate]   The Diary of Joaquín Magón Entry 31: Why Citizenship?   Citizenship is one of the most important rights in this country; so why is there talk of denying this to an entire population?

Magon: The Dreamer Chronicles, Part 1

October 7, 2013 / By
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[Translate]     Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of three reports on the DREAMer movement   The Diary of Joaquín Magón Entry 27: The Dreamer Chronicles, Part 1   It was 2010 and the Immigration movement was at a crossroad— continue advocating for comprehensive immigration reform, or support the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, legislation introduced earlier that year by Senator Durbin (D-IL) which would have benefited undocumented youth exclusively, which is the most common version known today (there was a version introduced in 2001 but that, for reasons I’m sure all of you know, failed in a wave of xenophobia and patriotism).