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August 29, 2011
After the Dream Act failed to be pass on December 2010 and the Secure communities program has expanded across the country since October 2010, undocumented immigrants saw no progress on Obama's promises: rational immigration policies that would help...
August 24, 2011
Congratulations to ATLAS! (Yes, we are patting ourselves on the back.) ATLAS has been granted its first grant of $9500 from Sparkplug (see Meeting Five to when we first began discussing this grant). This was our very first grant application, and we...
August 8, 2011
Every child is entitle to an education, no matter her/his status. That is why public schools are not supposed to ask parents about their children's citizenship status. When teachers find out about their students' status, it is because their students...
July 27, 2011
Wanted to post the below message about important resources for immigrants in NYC. Know your rights and Empower Yourself! Dear Friend:   I wanted to take a minute and tell you about an important new resource for Immigrant New Yorkers that my...
July 10, 2011
Atlas:DIY has been working on fundraising. We plan on having another successful tag sale this summer! We may also be joining the Kickstarter project, which is a funding platform for individuals and organizations everywhere. Our next big step is...
June 29, 2011
Maintaining a deception for so long distorts your sense of self. You start wondering who you've become, and why. —Jose Antonio Vargas It was 1993, when 12-year-old Jose Antonio Vargas, left the Philippines for the United States with the help of...
June 21, 2011
The way immigrants were treated in the 1870's is not different from how they are treated today. The feeling of isolation and discrimination as well as living in poverty has not change throughout the years. The only difference between an 1870's...
June 17, 2011
Oklahoma joined the anti-immigration state on Tuesday; the state Supreme Court declared all of its anti-immigration laws constitutional. Oklahoma's anti-immigration bill, HB 1804 was put into effect in 2007 and now, it has been re-approved by the...
June 7, 2011
New York State pulled out of the Secure Communities (SC) program last Wednesday. Governor Andrew Cuomo wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security stating that the program was aiming to hunting down undocumented people and deporting...
June 1, 2011
Last Tuesday, state Senate gave final legislative approval that permits Connecticut's public Colleges and Universities to allow undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates. The bill has already being approved by the House and Gov. Dannel P....

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