What the DREAM Act would allow


The DREAM act is not controversial. Nothing is controversial about this.

One August morning nearly two decades ago, my mother woke me and put me in a cab. She handed me a jacket. “Baka malamig doon” were among the few words she said. (“It might be cold there.”) When I arrived at the Philippines’ Ninoy Aquino International Airport with her, my aunt and a family friend, I was introduced to a man I’d never seen. They told me he was my uncle. He held my hand as I boarded an airplane for the first time. It was 1993, and I was 12.

via My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant – NYTimes.com

There needs to be more attention to the Republican sponsors of the bill who bailed on it for political expediency.