Economy.” American Immigration Council , . Accessed 3 Mar. 2017. Credibility wise, this source is written by the American Immigration Council. A non- profit, non-partisan organization that provides accurate information about topics related to immigration. It is important to note that the staff working for the organization are significantly educated people. Staff includes: Dr. Walter Ewing-the senior researcher who has written numerous reports for the council- and Mary Kenny-the Senior Staff Attorney that advises in immigration cases in federal court and at the Board of Immigration Appeals. Kenny is also the author of various practice advisories. Summarizing the source, it explicitly states what the Dream Act is and the beneficiary impact it would have on the United States if the bill were to pass. It reviews topics such as the economic benefits of the Dream Act, its formal status in Congress, and it reviews why this bill 4
Lopez has failed to become a law. The website also includes blog posts discussing related topics such as immigration reform and humanitarian protection. Regarding synthesis, this topic does not relate to the rest of the sources because it is an informational source reviewing specific guidelines of the Dream Act. It will also serve as a base source providing additional evidence for the other sources as well as clarifying the misconceptions of the difference between DACA and the Dream Act. This source will be added to the background content of my research paper. I will emphasize on the statistical evidence provided in the source, which will help support my thesis. There are 65,000 undocumented students graduating from high school each year who are eligible to apply for DACA and eventually eligible to obtain citizenship if the Dream Act was to get passed, which would increase educational development in the United States. Boggioni, Joshua A. “Unofficial Americans-What to do with Undocumented Students: An Argument Against Suppressing the Mind.” University of Toledo Law Review, vol. 40 , 2009, pp. 453-1075. ? verb=sr&csi=12162&sr=TITLE(UNOFFICIAL+AMERICANS+- +WHAT+TO+DO+WITH+UNDOCUMENTED+STUDENTS+AN+ARGUMENT+AGAINST+ SUPRESSING+THE+MIND)%2BAND%2BDATE%2BIS%2B2009 . Accessed 5 Mar. 2017. When examining the credibility of this source, readers must keep in mind the credentials of the writer. This article was written by Joshua A. Boggoni, a J.D Candidate at the University of Toledo College of Law and an Editor-in-Chief at the University of Toledo Law Review. This is a secondary research paper that includes a wide reference list as well as statistical evidence- 5
Lopez significantly adding to the credibility of the paper. Based on the reference list and side notes, it shows that the author made significant research to ensure that he was delivering factual evidence.