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October 01, 2007

Example letter sent supporting the Dream Act using American Immigration Lawyers Association Mail System

Message sent to the following recipients:
Senator Alexander
Senator Corker
Message text follows:

Mario Ramos
611 Commerce Street Ste 3119
Nashville, TN 37203-3743

September 25, 2007

I am writing to urge you to support the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act of 2007, formerly S. 774, that is being offered as an amendment to the Department of Defense Authorization bill, by Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL), Chuck Hagel (R-NE), and Richard Lugar (R-IN).

This bipartisan legislation will allow immigrant students who have grown up in this country, graduated from high school, and have no criminal record, to go to college and legalize their immigration status. The young people who would benefit from this legislation have done nothing wrong.
Yet they are being severely punished.

The DREAM Act recognizes that some of our best and brightest students are prevented from reaching their potential. Thousands of young people each year are prevented from pursuing their dreams of going to college because they have no immigration status and, without the option of in-state tuition, lack sufficient resources.

The vast majority of these children were brought here by their parents at an age when they had no say in the matter. These innocent children have managed to succeed against all odds and are an important part of communities all across this nation. They include class valedictorians, straight-A students, and others headed in the right direction. Yet, the road to achieving their dreams is blocked. For others, the recognition that they have no future causes them to give up and drop out. These children deserve a better chance.

I urge you to support this important legislation.


Mario Ramos

Posted by VisaLawyer at October 1, 2007 05:47 PM


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