February 6, 2017
"I stand here today in support of this legislation because we can never punish children for choices that they did not make. Immigrants have made this country what it is. Whether you believe that or not, the facts are in the numbers. I am here today because of that American Dream," said Assembly Member Carmen N. De La Rosa, speaking on the DREAM Act, which would create a DREAM fund commission and a DREAM fund in order to advance the educational opportunities of the children of immigrants by providing scholarships to college bound students. A3039