The Voices Of The Dream Act Essay

1484 Words Apr 2nd, 2015 6 Pages
The Voices of the Dream Act Development Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act also known as the Dream Act, is an American law that provides a working permit and a Social Security to immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, graduated high school and are attending or will attend college or the Military, and later leads to acquiring residency. U.S citizens should support this Immigration Reform because it gives many undocumented young kids the opportunity to go to college, it will increase the country 's income, and it will prevent the deportation of these children and be separated from their families. However, many disagree with this law and are fighting to get rid of it, saying that the act would have a negative economic impact and hurt the country. One of the most important reasons why the Dream Act should be accepted and kept valid is because, after they graduate from high school, immigrant children, have few to no opportunities to be successful as they lack access to in-state college tuition, and the legal ability to work or drive. Most of the children in the Dream Act, were brought by their families at a very young age, some as young as a year old. These children grew up in this country and most of the time this is all they know, and deserve a chance to stay in the country they call home. According to an online article written by Immigration Lawyer Bennion, David, “each year, about 65,000 undocumented students graduate from high school in the…

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