Monday, July 26, 2010


DREAM Act hunger strikers enter sixth day
Since Wednesday, up to 10 supporters of proposed legislation known as the DREAM Act have been camped out on a hunger strike in front of the Westwood office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.). Sleeping in a tent while consuming nothing but water for days is a painful way to get the attention of lawmakers, but the hunger strikers in Westwood, who include undocumented undergraduate and graduate students, say it’s worth it: The proposed Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act would create a path to citizenship for qualifying 1.5 generation undocumented immigrants who were brought here as minors.
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