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United We Dream letter of appeal to Senate Republicans for their support of the DREAM act
DREAM Act is very close to coming up for a vote in the . (It was scheduled for this morning, but it is now expected , next week.)
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a new estimate of the new DREAM Act, stating the the...
As some of you might know, the “revised version of DREAM” that was introduced yesterday. However, it has an age cap of 30 years of age. As some of you know, I, the DREAM Elder (a title given to me as a joke during the DREAM University) would not be eligible for the current version as I turned 30 this past July.
Please know that in no way am I not supporting this version, WE NEED A WIN! so if this is it then lets FIGHT IT WITH...
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United We Dream Reiterates Support for DREAM Act
Changes are unfavorable, but DREAM is closer than ever
DREAM Act leaders from across the country convened over the phone to discuss the latest changes to the 2010 DREAM Act, and decided to support the latest version of the bill, despite narrowing amendments meant to regain past Republican support for the bill.
Sen. Reid introduced a new version of the DREAM Act with significant changes, summarized below.
1. Creates conditional nonimmigrant status for 10 years, followed by 3 years of LPR status prior to application for naturalization.
1. Authorized to be employed
2. May travel outside the US and may be admitted without a visa if carrying valid evidence of status and if not absent for more than 180 days.
3. Treated as lawfully present except for purposes of eligibility for health care (see number 17)....
We had a very successful community speakout yesterday (November 29th) at St Paul’s Cathedral. Nearly 300 supporters gathered to hear inspiring words from several speakers. Special guests included Denise Provost, Representative of Somerville, Wayne Burton, President of Northshore Community College, Rev Fred Small of First Parish in Cambridge, UMass Student Body President, Alliance to Develop Power and several DREAMers with their incredible stories.
Thank you all for the continued support!
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