Alabama educators no longer have to fear being asked to check the citizenship status of the students under their charge thanks to an agreement struck last week between the state, the American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights groups
Tag: National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel
“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’s bipartisan legislation is really a historic step, but it should not exclude the littlest Dreamers.” – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut
Push for common-sense, bipartisan reform would bring millions of students and their famiies out of the shadows