ALERT - DREAM ACT TO RECEIVE A VOTE ON WEDNESDAY!
Senator Reid, as promised, is bringing the DREAM Act up for a vote. He'll do it on Wednesday and the antis are already going crazy lighting up the switchboard in Washington. We cannot assume common sense and decency will prevail. Get on the phone in the next 12 to 18 hours and call your Senator and urge them to vote for the DREAM.
AILA provided this action alert this afternoon:
If the DREAM
Act Passes the Senate...
The DREAM Act positively conveys the benefits
and contributions of immigrants to America. Its passage would send a clear
message across the country that immigration is a valued American tradition that
is badly in need of a makeover. Senate support of the DREAM Act promotes
hardworking immigrant students while expressing a commitment to repairing our
If the DREAM Act
Fails to Pass the Senate...
Conversely, if the DREAM Act does not garner the sixty votes it needs to pass
the Senate, a different message will resonate throughout the country. This
message tells immigrant kids that their hard work in school - the studying and
staying out of trouble
- mean nothing to American law makers. This
message tells teenagers who have lived in the U.S. for most of their lives that
this is not their home and that the American Dream belongs only to their
classmates, but not to them.
The DREAM Act will come to a vote in the Senate on Wednesday. What message will
your senators be sending? Call them today and ask for their support!
Your Senator's contact details can be found here.