A group of protesters filed into the lobby of the Republican National Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. yesterday to demand the GOP support immigration reforms in the DREAM Act, which would let undocumented immigrants who came to America as children to stay in the country provided they get an education.
“Up-up with education! Down-down with deportation!” they chanted. “Undocumented! Unafraid! DREAM Act now!”
Republicans have worked to block passage of the DREAM Act in spite of its popular support and the urging of President Barack Obama. It failed to clear the U.S. Senate before the 2010 elections but was reintroduced by Democrats last month, even though the last round of voting makes it less likely to pass.
This video was published to YouTube by blogger Carlos A. Quiroz on Wednesday, June 29, 2011.