Welcoming Dreamers: A Matter of Compassion

Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children are in danger of deportation from the only country most of them have ever called home. Illinois is home to nearly 42,400 Dreamers, over 36,000 of whom are in our workforce and contribute over $100 million annually in state and local taxes.

Click here to urge Congress to pass the Dream Act as a first step towards an immigration system that keeps people safe and keeps families together.