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DREAM Act

Stigall Show Log 1.8.14

Chris returns from his Christmas vacation to discuss the impact of unemployment insurance with economist Peter Morici, climate change with meteorologist Joe Bastardi, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s signing of the state’s version of the DREAM Act.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/08/2014

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Governor Christie Signs Immigrant Tuition Act

Gov. Chris Christie has held a ceremonial signing of a bill that lowers tuition costs at public colleges for New Jersey students who lack lawful immigration status.

01/07/2014

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Gov. Christie Weighs In On New Jersey’s Version Of The Dream Act

Speaking before reporters at the State House following several weeks of sickness, travel and family time, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie weighed in on several controversial topics.

12/02/2013

(Pa. state senator Anthony Williams announces legislation that would allow undocumented aliens with high school educations to pay in-state tuition at Pennsylvania colleges.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Lawmaker Proposes Tuition Incentive For Illegal Immigrants Who Are Striving

A bill dubbed Pennsylvania’s version of the “Dream Act” is being introduced in the state legislature.

03/19/2013

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

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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Good News For Undocumented ‘Dreamers’

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants will benefit from President Obama’s recent policy that those under 30 who came to the US before 16 could receive renewable, two year deferments on deportation and apply for a work permit.

07/24/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

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

A student's t-shirt for immigration reform (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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

Commitment To Hispanic Education

One in five public school students is Hispanic. In October, a summit was hosted by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence to deal with the dropout rate and related issues.

01/11/2011

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Undocumented Students Hope For Passage Of DREAM Act

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – – Philadelphia students are uniting and targeting certain GOP members this week to vote on the DREAM Act, a bill that would provide some young, undocumented, immigrants a path to citizenship. Majority […]

12/02/2010