what is the american dream part 2 (keep believing DREAMers)

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The Dream Act was 1st introduced in 2001

it has yet to be a law

undocumented students continue to be deny 

like a father's disbelief to a woman telling him repeatedly that his son is his

 

if this becomes an actual law

it provides a pathway to citizenship

there are approximately 1.8 million undocumented individuals

who by the way are known as DREAMers

 

enter the U.S. under racial scrutiny

in this country's eyes clouded by judgement and ignorance

they assume that these illegal immigrants are

primarily spanish and asians

would you say the same if an immigrant was european? 

hhhmmmmmmm..... ( i'm going to plead the 5th-for now!!!!!!!!)

they see undocumented students as solely immigrants

before human beings

 

individuals entered the U.S.

hoping to live this american dream

children unaware that they will not be able 

to revision their history of adjusting their

immigration status as adults

 

you grow up in the U.S

attend school in the U.S.

speak english

more fluently than a kid 13 and still in the 5th grade

and yet, unable to attend colege

because of ineligibility status for free governement money

we call financial aid

 

unable to work legally in a country

one wants to call home

can you imagine what that feels like

imprison in a place with no bars

 

dark clouds of fear

for many years-why?

so their voices remain silence

nobody wants them to exercise their freedom

why? lies will unveil and the truth will set them free

voices are being heard with powerful narratives

commanding beliefs to speak out

convincing cries to live like human beings 

and treat them maliciously like they betray 

this country like benedict arnold

continue to fight

protest to the injustices 

and stand up for you and your family

 

 

 

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Grant-Grey Porter Hawk Guda

Powerfully expressed! Truly powerful! Keep sharing keep sharing! The world needs your expression! Keep sharing your life your mind your heart! 

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