Thursday, December 9, 2010

DREAM Act alive! Don't believe the NPR hype! | Philadelphia Public School Notebook

DREAM Act alive! Don't believe the NPR hype! | Philadelphia Public School Notebook

DREAM Act alive! Don't believe the NPR hype!

by Gustavo Martínez on Dec 09 2010 Posted in Social justice in education
Photo: Courtesy of National Council of La Raza

It’s been a couple of nail biting days for theDREAM Act. Just after a prolonged session yesterday in the House of Representatives, thebill survived and was sent to the Senate where it remains right now despite several media reports that earlier indicated the DREAM Act was “likely dead.”

But, as blogger Michael E. Hill explains, Harry Reid played his cards so well today that a vote on the bill is still possible next week, which gives Democrats extra time to whip up enough votes to pass this 10-year-old proposal.

The Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act would give thousands of undocumented immigrants of good moral character; who were

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