DREAM Act http://www.kunc.org en 'Dream 9' Activists Released From Immigration Detention http://www.kunc.org/post/dream-9-activists-released-immigration-detention Nine young activists who have come to be known as the "Dream 9" were released from an immigration detention center on Wednesday, while their asylum cases come before a court.<p><a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-dream-9-released-immigration-detention-20130807,0,675478.story"><em>The Los Angeles Times</em> has the background</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"Last month, the five women and four men, who were brought to the U.S. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 16:41:00 +0000 48108 at http://www.kunc.org Durbin, Harkin Take On Immigration Critic In His Own District http://www.kunc.org/post/durbin-harkin-take-immigration-critic-his-own-district Two top Senate Democrats took the fight for an immigration bill to the home district of one of the issue's toughest critics, Republican Rep. Sat, 03 Aug 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Joyce Russell 47873 at http://www.kunc.org Durbin, Harkin Take On Immigration Critic In His Own District Bipartisan Senate Gang Begins To Sell Immigration Plan http://www.kunc.org/post/bipartisan-senate-gang-begins-sell-immigration-plan Bipartisan bonhomie broke out Thursday afternoon when four Democratic and four Republican senators made a case for their comprehensive immigration overhaul proposal.<p>The scene at the Dirksen Senate Office Building stood in marked contrast to the ugly end Wednesday of a smaller cross-party effort to fashion gun legislation that would have expanded background checks and banned assault-style weapons.<p>"I think 2013 is the year of immigration reform," said GOP Sen. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 18:52:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 43097 at http://www.kunc.org Bipartisan Senate Gang Begins To Sell Immigration Plan Colorado Lawmakers Pass Tuition Bill For Undocumented Students http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-lawmakers-pass-tuition-bill-undocumented-students <p>A measure to give in-state college tuition to undocumented Colorado high school students cleared the state legislature today and is on its way to the Governor for his signature. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 18:05:55 +0000 Bente Birkeland 41265 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Lawmakers Pass Tuition Bill For Undocumented Students Latino Voters Urge Obama To Keep Immigration Promise http://www.kunc.org/post/latino-voters-urge-obama-keep-immigration-promise Latino voters were a key to President Obama's victory in November, turning out in big numbers and supporting Obama by more than 2 to 1 over Republican Mitt Romney.<p>Now, many of those voters say it's time for Obama to do something he did not do in his first term: push hard for and sign a comprehensive immigration overhaul.<p>Let's start with a group of Latinos — young and old, some U.S. citizens, some not — heading from Florida to Washington, D.C., for Obama's inauguration and for meetings with members of Congress. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:32:00 +0000 Don Gonyea 38992 at http://www.kunc.org