Senate Fails to Invoke Cloture on the DREAM Act

Posted: Dec 19, 2010

[Via: American Immigration Lawyers Association] On 12/18/10, the Senate failed on a motion to invoke cloture on the DREAM Act (H.R. 5281) by a 55-41 vote. The failed vote means that the DREAM Act will not progress any further in the Senate. See how your Senators voted.

Senate Majority Leader Reid files cloture on the DREAM Act

Posted: Dec 17, 2010

[Via: American Immigration Lawyers Association] 12/17/10 Update: On 12/16/10, Senate Majority Leader Reid filed cloture on the DREAM Act (H.R. 5281) setting the bill up for the critical cloture vote in the Senate expected for Saturday, December 18. The Senate will need 60 votes for the DREAM Act to move forward. This is the vote […]

Senate to Take Up House-Passed Version of DREAM Act

Posted: Dec 9, 2010

[Via: American Immigration Lawyers Association] On 12/9/10, the Senate decided to shift its focus to the House-passed version of the DREAM Act (H.R. 6497) and withdrew consideration of S.3992 by a 59-40 vote. We now expect the Senate to take up H.R. 6497 within the next several days – likely after the tax cuts and […]

House Passes the DREAM Act

Posted: Dec 8, 2010

[Via: American Immigration Lawyers Association] Tonight the House passed the DREAM Act on a vote of 216 to 198. The DREAM Act was added as an amendment to H.R. 5281. The text of the House bill was filed on Monday night as H.R. 6497. The Senate is expected to vote on the DREAM Act Thursday morning. The Senate, […]

Keep the Dream Alive: Voice your support for the DREAM Act

Posted: Dec 2, 2010

By Bernard P. Wolfsdorf It is estimated that every year, 65,000 students graduate from high school without legal immigration status. Of these, many were brought to the United States as children, and even live their lives as Americans without any knowledge of their own immigration status, only to find out when they apply to college […]

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