Fall 2010 DREAM Act Rally Video

One of the (many) awesome BIRC leaders, Lucy, recently edited this video of Brown University and Providence community supporters speaking in support of the DREAM Act. Check it out!

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Videos of Nov. 30th’s press conference


and another one…


Brown University Rally for the DREAM Act 11-30-10 from Marta V. Martínez on Vimeo.

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News coverage of press conference

As a tangible measure of Nov. 30 press conference’s success, below is a list of all news outlets that featured our press conference:

See video here:

















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Press conference was a success–let’s pass DREAM!

Friends, thanks for coming out to support the DREAM Act along with Brown undocumented students, Faculty and President, Ruth Simmons!

Let’s keep putting pressure on our legislators by calling the switchboard: 866-587-3023 and asking for your representative/senator!

Below are some pictures:

Pres. Simmons

Chris and Steve giving their testimony:

Brown students for DREAM Act:

Crystal, a BIRC leader and master of ceremony:

Professor Filindra:

Professor Garcia-Coll:

President Simmons signing the letter of support

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**UPDATE** Brown University President Ruth Simmons supports DREAM Act

Brown University President Ruth Simmons will stand in solidarity with faculty, BIRC, allies and community supporters in pushing for the DREAM Act in tomorrow’s press conference.

To learn more about the press conference, read here.

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BIRC in the news

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—A group of Brown University professors are urging the state’s two U.S. senators to support federal legislation that would give illegal immigrant students a path to citizenship if they join the military or finish college.

Read more below:

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Brown University Faculty and Undocumented Students Join National Day of Action in Support of DREAM Act

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will be bringing the DREAM Act up for one last vote in the US Senate as soon as next week. If the DREAM act fails to pass this time, we do not know when it will be brought up again, given the mid-term election changes in both chambers of Congress. Clearly, we cannot afford to continue to put DREAMs on hold, so join us this upcoming week in a nationwide effort to make the DREAM Act a reality as Brown University faculty, undocumented students, allies and supporters push to pass the DREAM Act.

When: Tuesday, November 30, 2010.
Where: Brown University’s Main Green (see map here)
Who: Brown University President Ruth Simmons, Brown University faculty, Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition, allies and supporters and YOU.

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