DREAM Act http://kvpr.org en Undocumented Youth: 'We Want to Serve' http://kvpr.org/post/undocumented-youth-we-want-serve <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pablo Reyes-Morales’ dream to serve in the United States military was stoked when he was in high school.</span></p><p>“Since I was in ninth grade, when I saw the slogan for the Navy, and it said, “a global force for good,” I was instantly interested,” he said.</p><p>But that dream shattered when Reyes-Morales attempted to enlist. He says it wasn’t until that moment, that he learned he was undocumented, and therefore unable to serve the country.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 17:53:00 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 10316 at http://kvpr.org Undocumented Youth: 'We Want to Serve' Fresno Immigration Activist Welcomes New Obama Policy http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-immigration-activist-welcomes-new-obama-policy <p>President Obama&#39;s announcement today on immigration reform is receiving a warm welcome from local immigrant rights advocates.</p><p>Pedro Ramirez, the former student body president of Fresno State who gained national notoriety in 2010 because of his status as an undocumented immigrant, says this is a step in the right direction that will make a profound difference for hispanic students in the valley.</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 23:02:01 +0000 Gabriela Ornelas 696 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: California Dream Act; Child Abuse; Hmong Writers http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-california-dream-act-child-abuse-hmong-writers <p>This week on Valley Edition we talk about the state&#39;s new law, the &quot;California Dream Act&quot; which would allow students who came to the country as children illegally access to financial aid at state colleges and universities. We also hear about the link between the recession and an increase in cases of child abuse. And we close our program with a story on the Hmong American Writers Circle, and a new literary anthology called &quot;How Do I Begin.&quot;</p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 01:20:24 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 1173 at http://kvpr.org