U.S. Rep Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) sit down with Education Votes to share her thoughts legitimized hate and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
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“You walk the streets at night and something might happen, but you’ll probably be ok. If you drink the water, you know that’ll mess you up forever.”
“Family unity plays a critical role in student success. Yet growing numbers of public school students live in fear that our nation’s immigration policies will break up their families, forcing them to choose between their country and their loved ones.”
President Obama – “Now’s the time to get this done. It’s the right thing to do for our economy, but obviously it’s also the right thing to do with families all across the country.”
Congressman Luis Gutiérrez — “We say to the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, ‘Let the people’s will be heard!’ “
DREAMers and educators celebrate Senate vote to “do right by students, their families, and communities so they can achieve their full potential.”
“We welcome the DREAM Act provision granting a five-year path to citizenship for those who entered the U.S. before age 16,” said teacher Dennis Van Roekel.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has begun “marking up” the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744), the comprehensive immigration reform bill from the bipartisan Gang of Eight.
Groups work to make sure hard-working DREAMer students have access to accurate information
Scores of hard-working, law-abiding immigrant students move closer to fulfilling their education dreams.