‘Dreamers’ Make Desperate Plea on Capitol Hill
Julia Schmalz, The Chronicle of Higher Education
They came from campuses across the country. They came with hope and conviction. And they came with a firm message: Time is running out.
Undocumented college students took to the halls of Capitol Hill on Tuesday, joining several hundred supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. Amid the scramble in Congress to pass a tax overhaul, the students pressed lawmakers not to forget them or that the program expires in March without new legislation.