In the News: Virginia House Democrats Announce 2014 Legislative Agenda

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Augusta Free Press | January 17, 2014

Democrats also support our Dreamers and stand together in support of our own Virginia DREAM Act (HB 88-Lopez), which allows for children of undocumented parents to apply for in-state tuition at Virginia colleges and universities,” said Delegate Alfonso Lopez. “This is the right thing to do – not only morally – but also economically. We invest in these students’ education from kindergarten through twelfth grade, but then deny them the opportunity to pursue highereducation in Virginia, driving away top talent from the Commonwealth. Let’s not waste our investment in these incredible students. Let’s not waste this talent. We must act now to pass the Virginia DREAM Act.”

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