The day President Trump rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), it seemed like my dream of becoming a teacher was being yanked out from under me.
Tag: DREAMer students
School districts across the country are rushing to declare school campuses “safe zones” for undocumented students.
“I am committed to supporting DREAMer students by continuing to advocate for them:” TX teacher Areli Zárate.
“It can’t be just up to President Obama. Congress needs to get their act together and work for a solution that fixes our broken immigration system once and for all.”
“While we welcome this action, we still have a long way to go. As a country, we have an obligation to do what is morally right and just,” said Lily Eskelsen García, Utah teacher and NEA president.
“I am a public school teacher for a reason. I teach whoever walks into my classroom. We don’t distinguish among students based on their ability or where they were born”: NC teacher Saletta Urena.
Advocates for DREAMer students and their families continue their push to get the U.S. House to schedule a vote on common sense immigration reform.
Among the six immigration principles proposed by Republican leaders is one that addresses the plight of the nation’s 2 million DREAMers.
“I’m very hopeful Congress will act [in 2014] because they will be bombarded with phone calls and letters. I always tell my DREAMers to stay positive, stay focused, never give up.” — Las Vegas school counselor Loretta Harper
Nineteen National Education Association staff members fast to show their support for immigration reform for DREAMer students, their families and other aspiring Americans.