Denison Hosts Dream Act Forum
Date of Event: April 30, 2009
Posted: April 20, 2009 / Last Updated: April 27, 2009
The Denison University Department of Education and the Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a forum, “What Happens to a Dream Deferred? The DREAM Act: Access or Amnesty?” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, in Higley Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public.
Introduced to Congress by Sens. Richard Durbin of Illinois and Richard Lugar ’54, of Indiana and others, the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (the “DREAM Act”) would amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to allow states to determine state residency for higher education purposes and to permit the cancellation of deportation and adjustment of status of certain alien students who are long-term United States residents.
Denison students Ruben Sanchez of Chicago and Raymond Wilson of Matteson, Ill., will present an overview of positions on the DREAM Act and open the forum for Q & A and discussion.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Denison University Education Department and the Office of Multicultural Affairs hosts “What Happens to a Dream Deferred?: The DREAM Act: Access or Amnesty?” at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 30, Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). For information, contact 740-587-6680.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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