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Jennifer Sagan: I Support the Dream Act

I support the Dream Act. I am a second-generation Polish/Irish American, whose grandparents came legally into the U.S. in the 1920s as steel mill workers and domestic servants. A decade ago I viewed illegal immigrants with outrage and was unsupportive of their presence. Since then my view turned 180 degrees as I learned about the gross mismanagement of immigration policy and inability to provide living wages in our country that has resulted in illegal immigration. I now not only support the Dreamers but also their parents who came over illegally. Below I explain why. Read more