DREAM Act

DREAM Act

Articles

February 15, 2018

By: Lacy Broemel, Refugee and Immigration Policy Advisor, The Office of Government Relations

Update on Dreamer Legislation 2/15/18

Today, the U.S. Senate failed to pass legislation that would protect Dreamers and provide them with a pathway to citizenship. Throughout the week, Senators debated immigration issues and brought bipartisan pieces of legislation to the floor. While a...

August 1, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Since the end of June, there have been two major developments concerning protections for young people brought to the U.S. as children, known as DREAMers. We need you to speak out today for protections for these young adults today by taking TWO...

August 17, 2011

You Can Join the DREAM Sabbath Campaign, September 16-October 9!

Stories are essential to moving people into action. Because of the power of stories to move and transcend, I want to invite you and your church to participate in the stories of DREAM Act students on a Sunday between...

July 11, 2011

Virginia Bishop David C. Jones July 12 represented the Episcopal Church at a press conference on Capitol Hill called by Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) to announce the upcoming DREAM (Act) Sabbath.

"The DREAM Act points to a moral good -- access to education....

June 28, 2011

Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Cornyn, and members of the Subcommittee,

Thank you for the opportunity to submit this testimony. We welcome this hearing on a vitally important issue affecting hundred of thousands of promising children and youth in the United States. The Episcopal Church...

February 1, 2011

 

Dear President Obama   As faith organizations committed to welcoming the strangers in our midst and to bringing those on the margins into the full inclusion of our communities, we are alarmed and dismayed by the recent ICE raids in Washington and Michigan. These massive raids tear...

April 29, 2010

The Episcopal Public Policy Network issued a policy alert April 29 urging Episcopalians to advocate for a temporary halt to deportation of students who would qualify to continue their studies in the United States under the terms of the proposed Development, Relief, and Education for Alien...

April 29, 2010

By anyone's standards, Andres has a bright future ahead. He was accepted into the most selective and prestigious magnet high schools in the country and excelled in his classes. He was recognized for extracurricular and volunteer work. Along with his classmates, he eagerly began the college...

Documents

Information on the DREAM (The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minorities) Act of 20