Monthly Archives: December 2010

Feliz Navidad!

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A Message of Love This Christmas

From Dreamer Gaby Pacheco:

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DREAM ACT FAILS IN SENATE BUT THE DREAM LIVES ON

María Antonietta Berriozábal speaks at Interfaith press conference in Washington, D.C. On Saturday, Dec. 18, Senators Hutchison and Cornyn on Saturday, joined by five Democrats and 36 other Republicans, voted to obstruct consideration of the DREAM Act, effectively killing the … Continue reading

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Victory in House! On to the Senate…

At a rally and march from the Plaza del Zacate to the Alamo on Thursday, Dec. 9, afternoon and evening, DREAM Act supporters celebrated the 216-198 victory in the House of Representatives and set their sights on winning passage of … Continue reading

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Nearly 70 years old and arrested for the first time: María explains why

In this radio interview on Denver’s Mario Solís Marich Show, María Antonietta Berriozábal explains why she participated in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience that resulted in her arrest and overnight incarceration. The program aired yesterday, Dec. 7, and the … Continue reading

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Veteran Texas Activist: Pass or Fail, DREAM Act Galvanizes New Generation of National Leaders

The “Veteran Texas Activist” in this Huffington Post article is our own María Antonietta Berriozábal. The Huffington Post Jeff Biggers December 7, 2010 While Texas Gov. Rick Perry and a gaggle of legislators hark back to 19th century glory and introduce … Continue reading

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Why María Berriozábal will not be moved

San Antonio Express-News Jan Jarboe Russell, Dec. 4, 2010 At age 69, former City Councilwoman María Berriozábal had nothing personal to gain from joining 15 college students and community activists in a peaceful protest last week at the San Antonio offices of U.S. … Continue reading

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