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Opinion: Does Mitt Romney Have An October Surprise For The Debate?

Is Mitt Romney planning an October surprise of sorts for tonight? Has he been saving big policy announcements and details for the debate?

10/03/2012

Bolivian Diego Mariaca(R) and his brother Gustavo Mariaca(L) fill out paperwork under the 'Dream Act' (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.

08/16/2012

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Thousands Of LA Residents Begin Application Process For Deferred Deportation Program

Immigration authorities expect more than 1.2 million young immigrants will start applying for a Deferred Action program on Wednesday, which will allow the children of undocumented workers to live in the U.S. without fear of deportation for the next two years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2012

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Young Immigrants To Apply For Deferred Action Program On Wednesday

Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants will start applying for the Dream Act on Wednesday, which will allow the children of undocumented workers to live in the U.S. without fear of deportation for the next two years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Nixonian Secret Plans

Mitt Romney has provided no details, not even a hint, of what his immigration plan is. Either this is a lousy sales job, which is bad, or he has no idea there’s a difference between running Bain Capital and running the nation, which is worse.

06/22/2012

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Opinion: Romney Can’t Even Lead From Behind

The guy who passed health care reform in Massachusetts and vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act can’t take a policy position on Obama’s executive order on immigration enforcement?

06/19/2012

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Locals React To President Obama’s Sweeping Change In Immigration Policy

For college graduate Leslie Osegueda the sky is the limit. At least it is now.

06/15/2012

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‘Dream Act’ Opponents Corral Signatures From ‘Black Friday’ Shoppers

A grassroots effort to repeal the controversial law is headed to the Inland Empire on Friday.

11/25/2011

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‘Dream Act’ Over? Opponents Say Demand For Petition ‘Off The Charts’

A Southland celebration of the passage of the California Dream Act could be short-lived.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2011

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Governor Brown Signs California Dream Act Into Law

Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Dream Act into law today, greatly pleasing Los Angeles state Assemblyman Gil Cedillo, the bill’s sponsor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2011

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Jerry Brown Signs Bill Letting Illegal Students Get Aid

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill allowing illegal immigrant students applying to state universities to receive state-funded scholarships and financial aid.

10/08/2011

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Assembly OKs Bill To Give Taxpayer-Funded Financial Aid To Illegal Immigrants

The Assembly approved AB 131, introduced by Los Angeles Assemblyman Gil Cedillo, on a 46-25 party line vote.

06/01/2011

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Students Look To 2012 After Immigration Bill Fails

Emboldened by months of phone calls to lawmakers, hunger strikes and sit-ins, a group of college students and graduates in Los Angeles say they plan to take their fight for immigrant rights to the states and the 2012 election after Senate Republicans blocked a key piece of legislation.

12/19/2010

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‘Dream Act’ Fails To Get Passage By Full Senate

Passage of the “Dream Act” turned into something of a nightmare Saturday for both of California’s senators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2010

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SoCal Lawmaker Blasts Obama “Amnesty” Plan

The DREAM Act would help immigrants join the military to become legal U.S. residents, but at least one Southland lawmaker isn’t pleased with the bill.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/16/2010

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