Pelosi Signs DREAM Act Discharge Petition
Contact: Ashley Etienne/Henry Connelly, 202-226-7616
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released this statement after signing a discharge petition to force an up-or-down vote on the bipartisan DREAM Act:
“If House Republicans gave the bipartisan DREAM Act an up-or-down vote, we know it would pass. Our nation’s patriotic young DREAMers are an inspiration to us all, and Congress has a moral responsibility to defend them by immediately passing the bipartisan DREAM Act.
“Today, in the name of our American values, our faith, and our basic human decency, Democrats call on our Republican colleagues to join us in demanding a vote on the DREAM Act now. We say to our colleagues, it is time to act. America cannot turn its back on DREAMers. We must pass the bipartisan DREAM Act to provide the earned path to citizenship these patriotic young men and women deserve.”
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