Harvard's Drew Faust Endorses The DREAM Act

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I'm struggling to get through the last few days of school, so I'll have more time to write after this week.  Still, I wanted to link to an article that just appeared in the Boston Globe.  It is the outcome of almost a year of organizing.

Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust yesterday backed federal legislation that would clear the way for illegal immigrant students to apply for legal residency, an endorsement that stunned students and drew criticism for a president who has largely steered clear of fierce debates.

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Faust, who declined to be interviewed, is not the first leader to endorse the Dream Act. But her action adds a powerful new voice to the debate over a bill that has languished in Congress since 2001.
Maria Sacchetti - Boston Globe (21 May 2009)

Victory is sweet.



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