The Dream Act should be passed, it solves an injustice.
@bonkers- i agree with what you are saying to a certain degree. but those that are already here are in need of a chance to start their life in the country that they grew up in, and know as home. yet they are being mislabeled as rapists, drug dealers, etc. they were brought here at a young age, they had no say on weather or not to come here.
@paladin- your comment sounds very black and white. and if you were in the same situation as they are you would be crushed.
@How would I Know- haha i find your screen name very ironic. how would you know what it takes to come to this country legally. do you know how much money and time it requires? what if you can't come up with the money due to the fact that you earn around 50 dollars a week.(you know, living in a poor country and all) minus food, shelter, clothing. Hmm doesn't seem like you could come up with the thousands of dollars that it takes to do the procedure does it?
@Christian Barry- I find what you are saying miss informed, i get it from your perspective. But the parents wanted nothing more than the best for their children. What would you do in their position? stay in a 3rd world county and stay stagnant in life? would you want that for your kids? no. as for doing it the legal way? not many people have the means to collect the money to come to the U.S. legally in their economy, and i can i assure you is not due to lack of motivation. because you can see most i****************s bust their humps for low paying jobs. yet that's better than what they are paid back in their home country. I can see how you see them committing the act of coming here illegally an injustice, but the greater injustice is having the potential of becoming something in life and being restricted by a lack of advancement opportunities in their home country or because of lack of papers in the U.S. after all, everyone should be granted the right to make something of themselves.
@mikea_va- financial aid, scholarships, a job, loan. take your pick, i****************s don't have these means of going to college. If you're an U.S. citizen and you're not going to college, it's not because of the government, you have all the options listed above to get going on a career.
@Famous Gilbert- You will face many critics like these, it is because the have not experience what you have. The Desperation you feel of having great potential and not being able to do anything with it, not because you don't have the will but because you are restricted. Hang in there.
The Dream Act is not a hand out to i****************s, there are requirements they have to meet. a 4 year deadline to complete 2 years of college/university education or military service. and many of these "dreamers" will go pass 2 years. many of them will become doctors, engineers, sergeants, warrant officers etc. you people think the injustice is them finding alternative ways of coming into this country to better themselves. the real injustice is them having to have done that and being labeled law breakers for it. There will be close-minded people who find what i am saying gibberish, to those people i say, keep and open mind and put yourself in their shoes, would you go back to the third world country? where you possibly don't even know the language because you were brought to the U.S. at such a young age?
Never take what you have for granted