The Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition Youth Justice Group
The Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition youth justice group lobbied Congressman Cooper yesterday to support the Dream Act this year. The Dream Act is up to 84 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives (source: twitter.com/tnimmigrant).
As I described it to my own representatives, the Dream Act would set conditions by which legal status could be earned by dedicated youth who have no individual culpability for the fact that they don't have a visa. Eligible youth would demonstrate personal responsibility in the circumstances they can control, like their studies, in exchange for permission to work and get a higher education.
Further information is available from the Dream Act article on Wikipedia.
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