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In the news this morning: DREAM Act demonstrations, Tequila Party commentary, empanadas used in self-defense, more

Groups Make Late Push to Salvage Bill Aiding Illegal Immigrant Students - New York Times Immigrant advocates have mobilized nationwide in a last-ditch effort to persuade Congress to pass the DREAM Act, which would allow a path to legal status for undocumented youths who attend college or join the military.

Reid moves forward on DREAM Act - Politico Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has said that he'll attempt to force a test vote this week on the measure.

DREAM Act Students Volunteer to Serve in the Military - Fox News Latino Demonstrations included one yesterday at a military recruiting center in Washington, D.C., where a group of undocumented youths showed up to volunteer for military service, although by law they can't serve.

When tea is a stronger drink than tequila | Kyle Wingfield - Atlanta Journal Constitution Commentary on the tentative plans for a Latino "Tequila Party," patterned after the Tea Party, of immigration reform advocates.

Empanada toss ends would-be robbery: Report - Washington Post A store clerk in New Mexico foiled a would-be robber by throwing a package of empanadas at him.