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From Members of Congress & Other Elected Officials


Local Government Leaders Call on Congress to Enable DREAM Students to Give Back

Elected officials from California, Florida, Maine, and Texas ask Congress to allow undocumented students to use their education and skills to benefit their communities by passing the DREAM Act.


California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado: Public Misled about Undocumented Students (11/23/10)

United States Conference of Mayors Letter to the Senate | House (PDF) (11/30/10)

Mayor’s Corner: DREAM Act, First Step to Immigration Reform (Laurent F. Gilbert Sr., Mayor, Lewiston, Maine, Twin City Times, 12/2/10)

New York Mayor Bloomberg Discusses the DREAM Act in Weekly Radio Address (PDF) (12/5/10)

Letter of Support from the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (PDF) (11/11/10)

Letter of Support from the Congressional Progressive Caucus (PDF) (12/2/10)

Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO-2d): Remarks Urging Action on the DREAM Act (12/2/10)

View video of the congressman's remarks.

Cosponsors of the DREAM Act: House of Representatives (PDF) and Senate (PDF) (11/23/10)

Or, for the latest information, you can see whether your REPRESENTATIVE or SENATOR is a DREAM Act cosponsor by doing this.

Go to Under “Enter Search,” use the pull-down menu to select “Bill Number.” Then, in the box to the right, type “H.R.1751” (for the House of Representatives bill) or “S.729” (for the Senate bill) and click on “SEARCH.” Then, after the next page loads, click on “Cosponsors.”