Extending the American Dream to Immigrants


As students graduate from school this year, some are facing an incredibly difficult job market that seems to make the American Dream unattainable. But others, such as the sons and daughters of undocumented workers, are facing a greater challenge – the prospect of arrest and the nightmare of deportation, resulting in a long term bar to their legal return to the U.S.

That is why Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin and other co-sponsors of the Development, Relief and Education for Minors Act (the “DREAM Act”) are pushing for a legislative solution to a dilemma facing hundreds of thousands of graduating students.

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