Support for the DREAM Act

Support for the DREAM Act

From Members of Congress & Other Elected Officials

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

United States Conference of Mayors Letter to the 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.”

Statements from Organizations & Individuals

Statements from 35 Organizations upon DREAM Act’s Reintroduction (PDF, 5/11)

Quotations from DREAM Act Supporters (PDF, 11/19/10)
Military Leaders | Labor Unions | Educators | Business | Members of Congress | Mayors

Asian American Justice Center and 27 Other Asian American and Pacific Islander Organizations (PDF, 12/2/10)

Letters from the Asian American Justice Center to:
House Speaker & Minority Leader 1  |  House Speaker & Minority Leader 2  |  Senate Leaders 1  |  Senate Leaders 2 (PDFs, 12/2 and 12/7/2010)

Asian American Pacific Islander Youth Urge Congress to Pass DREAM Act Today (PDF, 12/8/10)

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda letter to the Senate | House (PDF, 11/29/10)

Statement from the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (PDF, 12/7/10)

United Farm Workers Urges the Senate to Vote for DREAM Act (PDF, 12/17/10)

International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers (AFL-CIO & CLC) (PDF, 12/15/10)

Letter from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka to the House and Senate (PDF, 11/29/10)

AFL-CIO Legislative Alert Re: the DREAM Act (PDF, 12/3/10)

Letter from Rev. Mark S. Hanson, Presiding Bishop, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (PDF, 12/6/10)

Letter from the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service to Members of Congress (PDF), 9/24/10)

American Jewish Committee (AJC) Calls for Senate Action on DREAM Act (PDF, 9/16/10)

Letter from Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (PDF), 12/6/10)

Letter from Voices for Utah Children to Utah Senators (PDF, 11/22/10)

Women and Moms Urge Passage of the DREAM Act
Legal Momentum and MomsRising (PDF, 2010)