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Senate Backs Minn. Tuition For Immigrants’ Kids

The children of immigrants who are in Minnesota illegally would be eligible for in-state tuition and financial aid at the state’s public colleges and universities under a bill the state Senate passed on Wednesday.

05/01/2013

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Senate Backs Minn. Tuition For Immigrants’ Kids

The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill that extends in-state public college tuition rates to children of people who are not in the country legally.

05/01/2013

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Franken Bets On ‘DREAM Act’ In Immigration Bill

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken anticipates the federal immigration overhaul will contain the so-called DREAM Act that’s geared toward speeding citizenship for young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

04/02/2013

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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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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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Esme’s Blog: The Dilemma For Young Illegal Immigrants

President Barack Obama’s announcement that illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children will not be deported is drawing cheers from immigration advocates. But the announcement poses a real dilemma for these young people.

06/16/2012

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