The Pulse

By Megan Walsh

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The Pulse is a weekly roundup of interesting reads. Delivered fresh every Monday.

Advocating for the DREAM Act
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan declares “We have to get the DREAM Act passed. The fact that that hasn’t happened yet is a source of immense frustration for both the president and I.”

Congresista Luis Gutiérrez en Charlotte
El legislador aboga por indocumentado para que no lo separen de su esposa y dos hijos. [video]

Puerto Rican birth certificate causes confusion
The effects of anti-immigrant legislation and an uninformed public.

Why bilinguals are smarter
Recent studies on the benefits of being bilingual.

North Carolina courts violate Civil Rights Act
Department of Justice reports finds that North Carolina court system routinely discriminates against those who do not speak English. [more]

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