Yesterday was the official kick off of President Obama’s DREAM Executive Order to allow people who were brought into the country illegally as children to remain here and get a work permit.
Her family brought her from Bolivia when she was 6, and the prospect of finding a college, medical school, residency program and hospital that would allow her to study and work was overwhelming.
“It doesn’t feel like it’s real,” Montano, now 17, said as she filled out her application at a clinic hosted by the National Immigration Forum in Washington, D.
“our biggest worry was working after school, finding a residency program that would take an undocumented person. Now we see there’s something out there.”.
Chicago:At one point, everyone in the ballroom took a break from talking with volunteer attorneys and going over paperwork to recite the Pledge of Allegiance before a US flag.
Applying for protected status means she might be able to land something better than the minimum wage cashier’s job at a local supermarket that has supported the family, she said.
Los Angeles:Elsewhere in Westlake, hundreds stood in line at the Central American Resource Center, waiting for informational workshops and lawyers’ advice.
Darkis Caballeros, 20, who waited with her 16 year old sister, was ecstatic at the notion of no longer hiding her immigration status.
The sisters had left Guatemala City five years ago to join their mother in Lawndale.
In order to get a permanent solution, we need to re elect President Obama and a Democratic Congress.
Bush won in 2004, President Obama in 2008 — has added to its clout, even if the last census reduced its electoral votes from seven to six.
Other Latino Election News:Univision is asking Romney and Obama to participate in a forum to discuss Hispanic issues.
Obama is doing even better among Hispanics this time around in some polls, including a 70%-22% lead over Romney in a Latino Decisions poll released last month.
Romney was met by 75 protesters outside of a fundraiser in Birmingham Alabama yesterday.
He hasn’t told the truth about the difference between Mr Ryan’s proposed Medicare cuts and President Obama’s, and voters are starting to realize it.
Last month, a Latino Decisions survey showed Obama touching 70 percent of the vote and leading by 48 points.
An NBC/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo poll conducted in late July found Obama taking 67 percent of Latinos to Romney’s 23 percent.
A slight majority (51 percent) also told Kaiser they do not understand Romney’s proposals on healthcare, compared with 72 percent who say they grasp Obama’s.
The POLITICO/George Washington University Battleground Poll published Monday placed that lead at 62 percent to 26 percent.
A paper VVPAT is readable by the human eye and voters can directly interpret their vote.
And check with your state Democratic Party office to find volunteer opportunities.
An effort to get people to register is known as a voter registration drive.
Gotta Vote explains how to register and what to bring when voting in your state.
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