Dream Act Essay - Marbella Terrazas Bianca Guerra Monday...

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Marbella Terrazas Bianca Guerra Monday June 28, 2010 History 1302 Dream Act Since 1492 when the American Continent was discovered it has been receiving a significant amount of immigrants. By the 1800’s more than half of the immigrants were coming from Europe trying to reach the American dream in the United States. They were looking for a dream land, a better and richer life fuel of opportunities and achievements. Nowadays, is not that different, people from all around the world are still coming to the U.S looking to provide a wealthier and better living to their love ones. With no other choice they enter this country without legal documentation and look for a new beginning. As years pass their children grow up and face educational problems. Since they are not legally in this country they cannot rehearse their careers and do to this problem people have asked for a reasonable solution. In 2001 members of Congress introduced the DREAM Act Bill. The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act is bipartisan legislation that addresses the situation faced by young people who were brought to the United States years ago as undocumented immigrant children and who have since grown up here, stayed in school, and kept out of trouble. Over three million students graduate from U.S. high schools every year. Most get the opportunity to test their dreams and live their American story. However, a group of approximately 65,000 youth do not get this opportunity; they are smeared with an inherited title, an illegal immigrant. These youth have lived in the United States for most of their lives and want nothing more than to be recognized for what they are, Americans.
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Marbella Terrazas Bianca Guerra Monday June 28, 2010 History 1302 Students who would qualify for the DREAM Act’s benefits graduate from high school. These include honor roll students, star athletes, talented artists, homecoming queens, and aspiring teachers, doctors, and U.S. soldiers. They are young people who have lived in the U.S. for most of their lives and desire only to call this country their home. Even though they were
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