Community Resources

DREAM Act Resources from americasvoiceonline.org/

General Resources

Background on the DREAM Act: Short introductory memo on the DREAM Act
DREAM Act Talking Points: Five reasons to support the DREAM Act
DREAM Act Resources by State: A state-by-state guide to the DREAM Act
DREAM Act Editorials: Newspapers from around the country voice their support for the DREAM Act
Analysis of Potential DREAM Act Beneficiaries: MPI report on the numbers of DREAM Act eligible people
Let Us Serve: Stories of DREAM Act eligible youth who are ready to serve in the Armed Forces
The DREAM Act and the Economy: IPC says the DREAM Act creates economic opportunities
The Economic Potential of DREAM Act Beneficiaries: A report from UCLA NAID on the economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries

Diversity of Support for the DREAM Act

Senator Durbin Supports the DREAM Act: Senator Durbin voices his support of the DREAM Act
Senator Lugar Supports the DREAM Act: Senator Lugar voices his support for the DREAM Act
Education Secretary Supports the DREAM Act: A letter from the Education Secretary, Arne Duncan, in support of the DREAM Act
Defense Secretary Supports the DREAM Act: A letter from the Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, in support of the DREAM Act
Military and National Security Leaders Support the DREAM Act: Leaders in the military voice their support for the DREAM Act
Passing the DREAM Act Would Benefit the Military: Members of military explain the importance of passing the DREAM Act
Conservatives Support the DREAM Act: Former IL Governor, President of Regent University, and others express support for the DREAM Act

Polling on the DREAM Act

Majority of Americans Support the DREAM Act: Poll finds that 70 percent of Americans support the DREAM Act
DREAM Act Enjoys Strong Support Across Party Lines: Majorities of Democrats, Republicans and Independents support the DREAM Acthttp://americasvoiceonline.org/index.php/polling/entry/voter_support_for_comprehensive_immigration_reform
Majority of Latino Voters Say Congress Must Pass the DREAM Act: Latino voters say it is important that Congress passes the DREAM Act soonhttp://americasvoiceonline.org/index.php/polling/entry/highlights_from_a_recent_poll_of_florida_latinos

Spanish-Language Resources

DREAM Act Editorials and Articles: Spanish-language content on the DREAM Act
DREAM Act Talking Points in Spanish: 5 reasons to support the DREAM Act

HB 1403/SB 1528

Currently immigrant students can continue their education and pay instate tuition because of House Bill 1403 (Author: Rick Noriega) which was passed by the legislature in 2001.

Only 11 states allow high school students to continue a postsecondary education under certain requirements:

v  Have graduated from a public or private high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma or GED in the state.

v  Have resided in the state for at least three years since the person graduated form high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma

v  Provide to the institution an affidavit stating that the student will apply for residency as soon as he/she is able to

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