Passing the Dream Act is imperative for the future of the children that were brought into the US Illegally What is the Dream Act? Why should the Dream Act be passed?
The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act It is a bipartisan legislation that will provide children that were brought into this country illegally with the opportunity to go to college and become permanent residents. Each year about 65,000 U.S.–raised students who would qualify for the DREAM Act’s benefits graduate from high school. That means that within a span of our four college years 260,000 high school graduates have not been able to pursue their post-secondary education.
What are the qualifications? Age Academic Long-term U.S. residence Good moral character
Benefits It will alleviate the problem that many youth residing in the US are facing Obtain a drivers license Go to College Permanent residency
BenefitsThe Dream Act would increase the tax basefor: state, federal, and local governments
That means… A single person with a bachelor’s degree who earns an average $60,000 of taxable income will contribute $11,564 to taxes and welfare annually; in a 40-year span he/she will have contributed $462,560