We support the DREAM Act. The DREAM Act is a bipartisan bill that enables eligible young people who were brought to this country as children to work toward citizenship by completing higher education or serving in the military.
For hundreds of thousands of these young people, the United States is the only country they have ever known, and they were far too young to bear responsibility for their parents’ desperate decision to bring them into the United States. Rather than heartlessly terminate their education and deport them to another country, the DREAM Act would allow those who have passed background checks and been found to be of good moral character to resolve their immigration status if they graduate from high school and go on to complete additional requirements related to attending college or completing military service. An estimated 800,000 young people would benefit from the DREAM Act.