immigration reform http://wlrn.org en DREAMers Receive Scholarships From Miami Dade College http://wlrn.org/post/dreamers-receive-scholarships-miami-dade-college <p>Miami Dade College announced last week that it will be giving scholarships to DREAMers--the&nbsp;undocumented students who have grown up in the United States and would like to attend college here.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MDC has joined forces with TheDream.US, who will be providing the scholarships.&nbsp;</span></p><p>On Tuesday the college held a ceremony at the Freedom Tower where the 22 Miami-Dade scholarship recipients signed their scholar commitment forms surrounded by their families and advisors.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:11:05 +0000 Lisann Ramos 27822 at http://wlrn.org DREAMers Receive Scholarships From Miami Dade College Obama's Immigration Remarks In State Of The Union Not Enough, Locals Say http://wlrn.org/post/obamas-immigration-remarks-state-union-not-enough-locals-say <div id="full_story" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 0px 4px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 18.001798629760742px;"><p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">&nbsp;</p><p>More than a dozen people crowded the Salvadorean&nbsp;restaurant La Pupusa Factory in Little Havana to hear President Obama's remarks on immigration reform during his State of the Union address Tuesday.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:53:45 +0000 Lisann Ramos & Diego Saldana-Rojas 27154 at http://wlrn.org Obama's Immigration Remarks In State Of The Union Not Enough, Locals Say Miami Immigration Conference Presses On, Reform Or Not http://wlrn.org/post/miami-immigration-conference-presses-reform-or-not <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Helvetica; letter-spacing: 0px; line-height: normal;">In Washington last week, the U.S. House of Representatives made it clear that immigration reform is dead in 2013. But in Miami this week, immigrant advocates made it clear that they intend to press on, with or without reform.</span></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:14:52 +0000 Tim Padgett 23913 at http://wlrn.org Miami Immigration Conference Presses On, Reform Or Not Immigration, Civilization and America http://wlrn.org/post/immigration-civilization-and-america <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">09/04/13 - Wednesday’s&nbsp;</span><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is with policy expert and Senior Fellow Alvaro </span>Llosa,<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;author of </span><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/17qcmkV"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">GLOBAL CROSSINGS:&nbsp; Immigration, Civilization, and America</em></a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He’s been an </span>op-ed<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> page editor and Miami Herald columnist as well as a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He ponders how America has gone from a “nation of immigrants,” to become skeptical, even critical of receiving others on our shores and borders. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents&nbsp;</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wednesday at 1pm.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 20041 at http://wlrn.org Immigration, Civilization and America