The Secure Rural Schools Act, offering millions to struggling rural communities, is close to winning an extension from Congress
“I’m very hopeful Congress will act [in 2014] because they will be bombarded with phone calls and letters. I always tell my DREAMers to stay positive, stay focused, never give up.” — Las Vegas school counselor Loretta Harper
“I am very interested as a school teacher in making sure the most vulnerable that I work with daily are able to have the opportunities that American promises all its citizens, especially our children.”
Las Vegas school bus driver Aurora Vigil and her two school-age daughters live every day with the pain of separation from her husband, their father.
With 70 percent of Americans supporting a path to citizenship, pressure builds on Congress to act.
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DREAMers and educators celebrate Senate vote to “do right by students, their families, and communities so they can achieve their full potential.”
Our second finalist for the 2013 Political Activist of the Year award, Loretta Harper, is a high school counselor in Nevada who was first inspired to get involved by presidential hopeful Barack Obama in 2008.
New legislation would leave more money in the pockets of public service retirees
65 percent of Americans say they would vote for a law that would allow aspiring Americans the chance to become U.S. citizens