Montserrat Garibay is a National Board Certified teacher, a DREAMer ally and an NEA member from Texas who believes that educators should be a strong voice for their students and advocate for common sense immigration reform.
Category Educator Voices
“These are children, these are human beings, and they long for what we all want. We as educators do whatever we can do to help out students in class, to continue to be here and to be successful.”
High school teacher welcomes President Obama’s decision to allow DREAMer students to live and work legally in the United States.
Thanks to President Obama, DREAMer students can apply beginning August 15 to live and work temporarily in the U.S.
Update (12/18/10): The DREAM Act failed to reach the required 60 votes to move on to final passage by a vote of 55 for, 41 against.
This week, fears could be eased if the Senate votes in favor of the DREAM Act, a piece of legislation which would allow young immigrants who are students to apply for U.S. residency after going through a comprehensive six year process.