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FIRM Spotlight: CHIRLA is California Dreamin’

DREAM Students hit the streets FOR immigration reform. DREAM Students hit the streets FOR immigration reform.

This past weekend, DREAM students in California hit the streets, and the beach, to help spread the word about the urgent need for immigration reform.

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Working with FIRM partner, CHIRLA, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, more than 50 students successfully engaged new audiences and fended off nasty remarks from detractors.

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The power of the student movement is often not noticed amidst the push for bigger national campaigns. The youth are in the thick of the fight and are one of the biggest untapped resources in the campaign for immigration reform.

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