DREAM for America: National DREAM Act Graduation Day - June 23, 2009
With the U.S. Capitol's Statue of Freedom reaching to the sky behind them, more than 500 students from across the country took part in a symbolic graduation ceremony in support of the DREAM Act. This DREAM - passage of the Dream Act- is the first step towards comprehensive immigration reform and would allow outstanding immigrant students hope for a better future and a chance at higher education.

Fully clad in graduation attire, undocumented immigrant students from Texas, New York, California, Massachusetts, Florida, Illinois, Wisconsin and beyond advocated for immigration reform policies to create a pathway to citizenship, keep families together, and promote the social, economic, and political integration of all immigrants. The National DREAM Graduation ceremony was hosted by labor organizations like SEIU, education, faith, business, immigrant and civil rights groups through the United We Dream Coalition (UWD).

Find out more about SEIU’s work for passing comprehensive immigration reform at www.seiu.org/immigration/
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