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Theodor Seuss Geisel’s moniker, Dr. Seuss, is an indelible part of any childhood. Born in 1904, his words continue to delight generation after generation of children and adults, enabling them to dream and imagine, explore and create. From his lovable The Cat In The Hat to his perpetually relevant The Lorax, Seuss has entertained through education, twisting, turning, and rhyming words into parables, lessons, and culture. What is a Christmas without the Grinch? Who taught you that even the things you can not see have a need to get protected other than Horton as he hears a Who?

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He Was Just Another American Kid Applying To College. Then His Dad Said, ‘We Need To Talk.’

‘The average person looking at me would never expect that I’m undocumented.’

For most “dreamers” like Yongbin Chang, Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, has been life-changing legislation. On June 15, 2012, then President Barack Obama signed the highly popular policy into law, which put in place a series of protections for those who illegally entered the United States before age 16. Among other criteria, the legislation required those that qualified to attend high school or college in the United States or to obtain a work permit to stay under protection from deportation. Those who apply and are approved are protected for up to two years and can apply for renewal. They do not, however, gain citizenship or legal status in the United States.

A staggering 1.9 million people are eligible for the benefits of DACA in the United States. According to a 2014 Pew Research Center estimate, nearly 78 percent of those who are eligible have applied, despite the lofty registration and renewal fee.

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Rosa grew up in a small town in Wisconsin where, by all accounts, her life was completely ordinary. She made her way through elementary, middle, and high school, but as college appeared on the horizon, the secrets she kept for so long began to weigh heavy on her mind.

Rosa was born in Mexico, so with no social security number, her applications to Wisconsin’s state schools began to be returned. Her future now rested on the help of one ally invested in Rosa’s academic future and in one law, signed by President Obama, that could help her achieve her dreams.

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Portugal. The_Man via “Feel It Still”

Three-plus years after their last album “Evil Friends,” Portugal. The Man is back with a snazzy new single titled “Feel It Still.” While the dreamy video would be reason enough to sing its praises, it’s the added details that make this five-minute video truly worth watching.

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Here’s What Happens When A Man And A Woman Switch Names At Work

Who gets more respect: “Nicole” or “Marty”?

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Years ago, Nicole Hallberg and Martin Schneider were coworkers at a small employment service firm.

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He Grew Up American—Then His Dad Said, ‘We Need To Talk’

The status of hundreds of thousands of young people in the US is in jeopardy

For most dreamers like Yongbin Chang, Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, has been life-changing legislation.

On June 15, 2012, then President Barack Obama signed the highly popular policy into law, which put in place a series of protections for those who illegally entered the United States before age 16. Among other criteria, the legislation required those that qualified to attend high school or college in the United States or to obtain a work permit to stay under protection from deportation. Those who apply and are approved are protected for up to two years and can apply for renewal. They do not, however, gain citizenship or legal status in the United States.

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