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S.3827 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 23, 2010 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 583.

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  • 48% of users oppose S.3827

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    48% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose S.3827.
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    Supporting Organizations

    • National Immigration Law Center

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    • AFL-CIO

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    • American Federation of Teachers

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    • American Immigration Lawyers Association

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    • American Jewish Committee

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    • Anti-Defamation League

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    • Asian American Institutue

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    • Asian American Justice Center

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    • Asian Law Caucus

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    • Association of Community College Trustees

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    • Center for Community Change

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    • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

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    • Latino Policy Forum

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    • Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

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    • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

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    • Microsoft

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    • National Council of La Raza

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    • National Education Association

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    • National Immigration Forum

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    • People For the American Way

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    • Service Employees International Union

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    • The College Board

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    • The League of United Latin American Citizens

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    • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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    • Federation for American Immigration Reform

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    • NumbersUSA

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    • Progressives for Immigration Reform

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    Most-commented sections of the bill text

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On November 29, 2010, by momtac - This is not amnesty. Taxpayers are not being punished. It is giving the children that have grown up in this country, being taught and believing in the American dream, a pathway to be here legally. These children are Americans in every sense of the word. Here are five things everyone should know about the bill. http://www.nilc.org/immlawpolicy/dream/DREAM-justfacts-2010-11-23.pdf

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      As noted by momtac, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 29, 2010, "This is not amnesty. Taxpayers are not being punished. It is giving the children that have grown up in this country, being taught and believing in the American dream, a pathway to be here legally. These children are Americans in every sense of the word. Here are five things everyone should know about the bill. http://www.nilc.org/immlawpolicy/dream/DREAM-justfacts-2010-11-23.pdf "
    • On November 26, 2010, by D_W_Peasley - Illegal is illegal. Taxpayers should not be punished by paying for illegals education. Enough is enough. What we should do is make it illegal for any no-citizan to attend any public place of education.

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      As noted by D_W_Peasley, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 26, 2010, "Illegal is illegal. Taxpayers should not be punished by paying for illegals education. Enough is enough. What we should do is make it illegal for any no-citizan to attend any public place of education."
    • On November 30, 2010, by jewelz23 - DW you obviously do not know anyone in this situation, and I wish like myself, you would be able to meet someone who this bill applies to and understand more. It is so easy to distance yourself and just deem someone as illegal, but the issue is much more human than that. The easiest way to explain how these people feel, is to think of when you were young. When I was young, my family made the decision to move. Although it was only across the city, I had a whole new school and new neighbors and friends. I hated it, but I had no choice. My parents chose to move and I had to do it. This is what these people face. Their parents made a life changing decision for them, and now they have to face the consequences of it and live with this life changing choice made FOR them not BY them.

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      As noted by jewelz23, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 30, 2010, "DW you obviously do not know anyone in this situation, and I wish like myself, you would be able to meet someone who this bill applies to and understand more. It is so easy to distance yourself and just deem someone as illegal, but the issue is much more human than that. The easiest way to explain how these people feel, is to think of when you were young. When I was young, my family made the decision to move. Although it was only across the city, I had a whole new school and new neighbors and friends. I hated it, but I had no choice. My parents chose to move and I had to do it. This is what these people face. Their parents made a life changing decision for them, and now they have to face the consequences of it and live with this life changing choice made FOR them not BY them. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • And the DREAM Shall Never Die | USA Conservative News - December 30, 2010 by USA Conservative News - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has placed S.3827, the DREAM Act, on the Legislative Calendar and has indicated he will seek a vote during the lame duck session of Congress. In addition to immediately putting an estimated 2.1 million ...

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      As noted by USA Conservative News on December 30, 2010, "Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has placed S.3827, the DREAM Act, on the Legislative Calendar and has indicated he will seek a vote during the lame duck session of Congress. In addition to immediately putting an estimated 2.1 million ..." (http://usaconservative.freshcontentengine.com/and-the-dream-shall-never-die/)
    • Young 'DREAMers' are here to stay | TENNESSEE OPINION - December 25, 2010 by TENNESSEE OPINION - Senate bill S.3827 allows for multiple misdemeanors and certain felonies. It even had a section for hardship exceptions where the illegal alien could get LPR without even attending college or joining the military. ...

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      As noted by TENNESSEE OPINION on December 25, 2010, "Senate bill S.3827 allows for multiple misdemeanors and certain felonies. It even had a section for hardship exceptions where the illegal alien could get LPR without even attending college or joining the military. ..." (http://blogs.tennessean.com/opinion/2010/12/26/young-%E2%80%98dreamers%E2%80%99-are-here-to-stay/)
    • Education Legislation: Unauthorized Alien Students: Issues and ... - December 22, 2010 by Education Legislation - Some of these bills (H.R. 1751, S. 729, S. 3827), like most DREAM Act bills introduced in prior Congresses, would repeal the 1996 provision and enable eligible unauthorized students to adjust to LPR status through a two-stage process. ...

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      As noted by Education Legislation on December 22, 2010, "Some of these bills (H.R. 1751, S. 729, S. 3827), like most DREAM Act bills introduced in prior Congresses, would repeal the 1996 provision and enable eligible unauthorized students to adjust to LPR status through a two-stage process. ..." (http://education-legislation.blogspot.com/2010/12/unauthorized-alien-students-issues-and_23.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • rumblings: Bad Dream - December 03, 2010 by Town Hall - ...the Act’s requirements—not just children—could obtain lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. In response to this criticism, S.3827 includes a requirement that aliens be under the age of 35 on the date of enactment to be eligible for LPR status. E

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      As noted by Town Hall on December 03, 2010, "...the Act’s requirements—not just children—could obtain lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. In response to this criticism, S.3827 includes a requirement that aliens be under the age of 35 on the date of enactment to be eligible for LPR status. E" (http://dissembler.blogtownhall.com/2010/12/03/bad_dream.thtml)
    • Jeff Sessions outlines attacks on immigration reform plan with DREAM Act 'white paper' - November 23, 2010 by Everything Alabama - ...portion of a "white paper" being distributed by U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Mobile, outlining opposition talking points to S.3827, the DREAM Act that would allow some illegal aliens a path to citizenship. Republicans argue that Democrats are trying to pu

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      As noted by Everything Alabama on November 23, 2010, "...portion of a "white paper" being distributed by U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Mobile, outlining opposition talking points to S.3827, the DREAM Act that would allow some illegal aliens a path to citizenship. Republicans argue that Democrats are trying to pu" (http://blog.al.com/live/2010/11/jeff_sessions_s3827_dream_act.html)
    • The “Dream Act”... a Dream for Some…a Nightmare for Most! - November 21, 2010 by Canada Free Press - ...(Rep.-Ala.) is heading up the opposition to this Dream Act bill, and has released a text of “Ten Things You Need To Know About S.3827, The DREAM Act.” This is a must read…it is yet one more example of our politician’s blatant, and out and out, l

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      As noted by Canada Free Press on November 21, 2010, "...(Rep.-Ala.) is heading up the opposition to this Dream Act bill, and has released a text of “Ten Things You Need To Know About S.3827, The DREAM Act.” This is a must read…it is yet one more example of our politician’s blatant, and out and out, l" (http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/30268)
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