Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

I Thought This Was Cute

Friday, June 27th, 2014


Serious Backlog in Rape Kit Testing Across the Country Helps Serial Rapists to Remain Free

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

The information was announced in the White House teleconference yesterday by Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder. In the 2015 $3.9 trillion budget, the administration is asking the Republican controlled Congress to approve $35 million to resolve the backlog.

Holder said, wishfully, that partisan politics should not play role in this decision. Story in the works for the WORD, which participated in the conference call.

Gregg Morris, editor of the WORD and this site.

Gregg Morris, editor of the WORD and this site.

10 Reasons America Needs the The DREAM Act

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Posted by Stephanie Valencia on December 03, 2010 at 03:13 PM EST
Stephanie Valencia is an Associate Director of the Office of Public Engagement

In the coming days, Congress will vote on the DREAM Act – a common-sense piece of legislation drafted by both Republicans and Democrats that will give young people who grew up in the United States a chance to contribute to our nation by pursuing a higher education or serving in the U.S. armed forces. It’s limited, targeted legislation that will allow only the best and brightest to earn their legal status, and applies to those brought to the United States as minors through no fault of their own by their parents, and who know no other home.

Here are 10 reasons we need the DREAM Act: