On March 26, 2009, the DREAM (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) Act was introduced by Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL), Richard Lugar (R-IN), Russell Feingold (D-WI), Edward Kennedy (D-MA), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Joe Lieberman (I- CT), Mel Martinez (R-FL), and Harry Reid (D-NV) in the Senate and Representatives Howard Berman (D-CA), Joseph Cao (R-LA), John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Devin Nunez (R-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) in the House of Representatives. This bipartisan legislation would provide undocumented students a chance to pursue higher education and obtain legal status.
CALL THE COSPONSORING SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES AND TELL THEM THANK YOU for their leadership on DREAM ACT!
Korean American and Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) youth have worked tirelessly for the passage of this bill. Join them to thank champions in Congress for their support.
• Approximately 1.5 million of the estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. are AAPIs.
• 360,000 Korean Americans are under the age of 18 and it is estimated that 1 out of 5 Korean Americans are undocumented.
For Senator Durbin, please call 202-224-2152
For Senator Lugar, please call 202- 224-4814
For Representative Berman, please call 202-225-4695
For Representative Diaz-Balart, please call 202-225-4211
My name is _____ and I am calling to thank you for introducing DREAM Act. You have given us hope and together we are one step closer in ensuring that the dreams of 65,000 of nation’s future leaders are not lost.