The DREAM Act
Background information: What is the DREAM Act?
- 22 senators (over 1/5th of the Senate), all Democrats, have signed Senator Reid’s letter to the President petitioning more support for the DREAM Act.
- Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) re-introduced a new version of the DREAM Act on May 11, 2011.
- President Obama used a commencement speech at Miami Dade College to renew support for legislation that would create a path to U.S. citizenship for college graduates who were brought to the United States as children.