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DREAM Act immigration vote likely this week in House

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WASHINGTON--The House is headed to a vote on the DREAM Act this week in the lame duck session. Whether the measure, to allow students in the U.S. illegally to stay, can pass is still not clear. The DREAM Act faces a tough time in the Senate.

below, from Gutierrez.....

Rep. Gutierrez Stands with National Guard
Soldier to Call for Sensible Immigration and
Deportation Policies

(Washington, DC) - Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez will join National Guard soldier Hector Nunez, his attorneys, and supporters to announce the filing of a petition for a humanitarian visa to allow Hector to be reunited with his wife and one year old son before he deploys to Afghanistan. The "Hector Nunez Story" (attached to this advisory) is one of millions of similar stories of families divided by deportation or separated because of overly restrictive immigration laws.

What: Press Conference with Rep. Gutierrez and National Guard Soldier Nunez

When: Monday, December 6, 12:00 noon CT

Where: Grace Episcopal Church, 637 South Dearborn, Chicago

After the press conference, a group headed by Alderman Danny Solis and pastors and families will head to the office of Homeland Security on Congress and Clark for what has become a weekly action of civil disobedience.

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