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Dream Act

Development, Relief, and Education of Alien Minors Act
                          
                          

What is the Dream Act?

The purpose of the Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act, also called the DREAM Act, is to help those individuals who meet certain requirements, have an opportunity to enlist in the military or go to college and have a path to citizenship which they otherwise would not have without this legislation. 

why is this important?


Each year, about 65,000 U.S.-raised students who would qualify for the DREAM Act graduate from high school. These include honor roll students, star athletes, talented artists, homecoming queens, and aspiring teachers, doctors, and U.S. soldiers. They are young people who have lived in the U.S. for most of their lives and desire only to call this country their home. Even though they were brought to the U.S. years ago as children, they face unique barriers to higher education, are unable to work legally in the United States, and often live in constant fear of detection by immigration authorities. 
Wanna get involved?


STAY INFORMED!!


WRITE TO YOUR DELEGATES!!

Urge your Senators and House Representative to co-sponsor the DREAM Act.

SENATORS:

BENJAMIN CARDIN

BARBARA MIKULSKI

HOUSE REPS:

ANDY HARRIS

DUTCH RUPPERSBERGER

JOHN SARBANES

DONNA EDWARDS

STENY HOYER

ROSCOE BARLETT

ELIJAH CUMMINGS

CHRIS VON HELLEN

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