Find out how to get in touch with your legislators during the August recess and speak up for immigration reform.
Taking on the challenge that Mrs. Lindeman did is something few people are willing to do, but I know that there are many educators out there like Mrs. Lindeman, and for that I thank you all.
Tania Hernández, College Graduate, Texas DREAMer and aspiring teacher shares her story.
“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.”
Math teacher Dennis Van Roekel: “Educators know that providing our students — including our Little DREAMers — every opportunity to succeed is part of the fabric of our schools, communities, and our country.”
“As educators we need to share our students’ stories and be a voice for our students” — Kari Johnson, Wisconsin teacher
“Schools are a place where values are taught and reinforced. But when you have an immigration crisis” that affects DREAMers, “it disrupts the students’ learning”: Favianna Rodriguez