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Policy and Politics: Senator Durbin and Education Experts Discuss DREAM Act
Washington, D.C. - Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL), the chief sponsor of the DREAM Act (the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act), has placed the bill on the Senate calendar for debate later this week. A new report shows that, while the benefits of the DREAM Act to individual immigrant students may be obvious, the benefits to society as a whole of a more highly educated, higher income tax-base are substantial. Leaders from the field of education will comment on the DREAM Act and the benefits it could provide if adopted.
On the record briefing with Q&A on the DREAM Act, plus a new report on the cost of not educating DREAM Act students
- Listen to the telephonic briefing
- Sen. Richard Durbin, (D-Ill.), introduced the DREAM Act in the U.S. Senate.
- Robert J. Birgeneau, Chancellor, University of California at Berkeley (bio)
- Reg Weaver, President, National Education Association (NEA) (bio)
- Gov. Bob Wise, President, Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia
- Roberto G. Gonzales, University of California at Irvine, and author, "Wasted Talent and Broken Dreams: The Lost Potential of Undocumented Students" (Immigration Policy Center, October 2007)
- Angela Kelley, Director, Immigration Policy Center (American Immigration Law Foundation), Moderator
WHEN: Tuesday, October 23 at 12:00noon ET
(11:00 a.m. CT/10:00 a.m. MT/9:00 a.m. PT)
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