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S. 729 - Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009

Education, Immigration, Residency, Tuition - Immigration. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien students who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien students who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009

S. 729 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Education, Immigration, Residency, Tuition
Summary
A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien students who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien students who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009
  • DREAM Act of 2009
Sponsor
Richard J. Durbin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Immigration
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Border security and unlawful immigration
  • Citizenship and naturalization
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Education programs funding
  • Foreign labor
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Higher education
  • Immigration status and procedures
  • Military personnel and dependents
  • Student aid and college costs
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    Major Actions
    Introduced3/26/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/26/2009
    3/26/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    36 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009

    36 organizations supported this bill

    AFL-CIO
    Office of Senator Dick Durbin (2009, March 26). Durbin Introduces Bipartisan Dream Act to Help Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency . Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    American Express
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    American Federation of Teachers
    Office of Senator Dick Durbin (2009, March 26). Durbin Introduces Bipartisan Dream Act to Help Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency . Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    American Immigration Lawyers Association
    American Immigration Lawyers Association (2009, March 26). AILA Welcomes Introduction of the DREAM Act in Congress. Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    American Jewish Committee
    Office of Senator Dick Durbin (2009, March 26). Durbin Introduces Bipartisan Dream Act to Help Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency . Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    Anti-Defamation League
    Office of Senator Dick Durbin (2009, March 26). Durbin Introduces Bipartisan Dream Act to Help Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency . Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    Asian American Institute
    The Asian American Justice Center (2009, March 26). Asian American Leaders Applaud Introduction of DREAM Act; Bill will provide hope, opportunity and prosperity to Asian American students across America . Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    Asian American Justice Center
    The Asian American Justice Center (2009, March 26). Asian American Leaders Applaud Introduction of DREAM Act; Bill will provide hope, opportunity and prosperity to Asian American students across America . Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    Asian Law Caucus
    The Asian American Justice Center (2009, March 26). Asian American Leaders Applaud Introduction of DREAM Act; Bill will provide hope, opportunity and prosperity to Asian American students across America . Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    Boston Properties
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    Center for Community Change
    Office of Senator Dick Durbin (2009, March 26). Durbin Introduces Bipartisan Dream Act to Help Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency . Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    Citigroup
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2010, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from dreamactivist.org.
    College Board
    The College Board (2009, April 21). College Board Policy Brief Supports Comprehensive Resolution to Plight of Undocumented Students. Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    Deutsche Bank
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
    College Board & Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universitites (n.d.). ‘Young Lives on Hold: The College Dreams of Undocumented Students’ — why we need the DREAM Act. Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    JPMorgan Chase
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    Latino Policy Forum
    Garcia, Maricela (2009, March 28). Bill to Legalize Undocumented Students Introduced in Congress . Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
    Office of Senator Dick Durbin (2009, March 26). Durbin Introduces Bipartisan Dream Act to Help Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency . Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    league of united latin american citizens
    League of United Latin American Citizens (2009, March 23). Action Alert: DREAM Act: The Time is Now!. Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    Macy's
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
    Office of Senator Dick Durbin (2009, March 26). Durbin Introduces Bipartisan Dream Act to Help Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency . Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    Microsoft
    Humphries, Fred (2009, April 8). Microsoft Applauds the DREAM Act. Retrieved January 13, 2010, from Microsoft on the Issues.
    Morgan Stanley
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2010, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from dreamactivist.org.
    National Council of La Raza
    National Council of La Raza (2009, March 0). Defend the DREAM Act in Congress! . Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    National Grid
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    National Immigration Forum
    National Immigration Forum (n.d.). Tell your Representatives to Support the DREAM Act!. Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    National Immigration Law Center
    National Immigration Law Center (2009, March 30). DREAM Act: Basic Information. Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    National Korean American Service & Education Consortium
    National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (2009, March 26). NAKASEC Statement: DREAM Act Introduction Brings Hope to America’s Youth. Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    News Corporation
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    Ogilvy & Mather
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    Pfizer
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    Service Employees International Union
    Office of Senator Dick Durbin (2009, March 26). Durbin Introduces Bipartisan Dream Act to Help Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency . Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    Tishman Speyer
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.
    United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
    Office of Senator Dick Durbin (2009, March 26). Durbin Introduces Bipartisan Dream Act to Help Students Earn a Path to Legal Residency . Retrieved April 24, 2009, from .
    WL Ross & Co. LLC
    Bloomberg, Michael R., et al. (2009, May 28). Endorsements from NYC and Major CEOs Flow in for the DREAM Act. Retrieved February 23, 2010, from dreamactivist.org.

    2 organizations opposed this bill

    Federation for American Immigration Reform
    Federation for American Immigration Reform (2009, March 27). The DREAM Act Illegal Alien Amnesty: A Bad Idea at the Worst Possible Time, Says FAIR. Retrieved April 20, 2009, from .
    progressives for immigration reform
    PR Newswire (2010, December 7). Latino Leaders Meet Today to Oppose DREAM Act. PR Newswire. Retrieved December 8, 2010, from http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/latino-leaders-meet-today-to-oppose-dream-act-111437564.html.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$374,890$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,158,366$0
    John BarrassoRWY$392,117$0
    Max BaucusDMT$2,394,462$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$2,082,231$0
    Mark BegichDAK$794,745$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$2,881,005$0
    Bob BennettRUT$794,372$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$947,888$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$199,479$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,490,224$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$2,299,968$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$59,840$0
    Jim BunningRKY$169,275$0
    Richard BurrRNC$1,705,789$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$9,100$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$514,962$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,210,614$0
    Ben CardinDMD$2,085,566$0
    Tom CarperDDE$1,046,474$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$5,170,544$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,975,564$0
    Tom CoburnROK$390,841$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$444,914$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$1,188,163$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,073,958$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$2,194,140$0
    John CornynRTX$2,897,669$0
    Mike CrapoRID$720,031$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$1,063,171$0
    Chris DoddDCT$2,028,227$0
    Byron DorganDND$806,431$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$2,831,589$0
    John EnsignRNV$799,829$0
    Mike EnziRWY$408,301$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$1,705,040$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,593,925$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,343,791$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,938,760$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$836,652$0
    Judd GreggRNH$61,950$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$1,361,692$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,369,703$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,498,069$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,215,083$0
    Jim InhofeROK$600,634$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$791,101$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,540,591$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$494,299$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$1,032,423$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$1,464,635$0
    John F. KerryDMA$1,355,080$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$2,130,002$0
    Herb KohlDWI$500$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,251,081$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,465,917$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,104,748$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$988,184$0
    Carl LevinDMI$1,417,402$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$4,188,550$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$1,778,696$0
    Dick LugarRIN$610,521$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$635,856$0
    John McCainRAZ$986,856$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,516,709$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,202,288$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$3,841,190$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,181,263$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$731,392$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$737,657$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,891,208$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,416,986$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$4,011,457$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$1,156,582$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,105,307$0
    Harry ReidDNV$5,231,334$0
    Jim RischRID$227,048$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$823,588$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,403,731$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$326,908$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$4,414,806$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$924,378$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,266,950$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,341,900$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$491,755$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$3,388,381$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$2,220,756$0
    Jon TesterDMT$1,030,958$0
    John ThuneRSD$1,022,867$0
    Mark UdallDCO$2,313,767$0
    Tom UdallDNM$1,439,548$0
    David VitterRLA$1,120,694$0
    George VoinovichROH$555,297$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$3,496,352$0
    Jim WebbDVA$1,347,577$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,715,350$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$1,131,837$0
    Ron WydenDOR$1,241,656$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$374,890$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$1,158,366$0
    John BarrassoRWY$392,117$0
    Max BaucusDMT$2,394,462$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$2,082,231$0
    Mark BegichDAK$794,745$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$2,881,005$0
    Bob BennettRUT$794,372$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$947,888$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$199,479$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$3,490,224$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$2,299,968$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$59,840$0
    Jim BunningRKY$169,275$0
    Richard BurrRNC$1,705,789$0
    Roland BurrisDIL$9,100$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$514,962$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$2,210,614$0
    Ben CardinDMD$2,085,566$0
    Tom CarperDDE$1,046,474$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$5,170,544$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,975,564$0
    Tom CoburnROK$390,841$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$444,914$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$1,188,163$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,073,958$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$2,194,140$0
    John CornynRTX$2,897,669$0
    Mike CrapoRID$720,031$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$1,063,171$0
    Chris DoddDCT$2,028,227$0
    Byron DorganDND$806,431$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$2,831,589$0
    John EnsignRNV$799,829$0
    Mike EnziRWY$408,301$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$1,705,040$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,593,925$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,343,791$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,938,760$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$836,652$0
    Judd GreggRNH$61,950$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$1,361,692$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,369,703$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,498,069$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,215,083$0
    Jim InhofeROK$600,634$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$791,101$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,540,591$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$494,299$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$1,032,423$0
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$1,464,635$0
    John F. KerryDMA$1,355,080$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$2,130,002$0
    Herb KohlDWI$500$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,251,081$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,465,917$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,104,748$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$988,184$0
    Carl LevinDMI$1,417,402$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$4,188,550$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$1,778,696$0
    Dick LugarRIN$610,521$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$635,856$0
    John McCainRAZ$986,856$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$2,516,709$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,202,288$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$3,841,190$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,181,263$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$731,392$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$737,657$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,891,208$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,416,986$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$4,011,457$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$1,156,582$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,105,307$0
    Harry ReidDNV$5,231,334$0
    Jim RischRID$227,048$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$823,588$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,403,731$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$326,908$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$4,414,806$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$924,378$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,266,950$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,341,900$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$491,755$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$3,388,381$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$2,220,756$0
    Jon TesterDMT$1,030,958$0
    John ThuneRSD$1,022,867$0
    Mark UdallDCO$2,313,767$0
    Tom UdallDNM$1,439,548$0
    David VitterRLA$1,120,694$0
    George VoinovichROH$555,297$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$3,496,352$0
    Jim WebbDVA$1,347,577$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,715,350$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$1,131,837$0
    Ron WydenDOR$1,241,656$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$64,124,653
    Real Estate developers & subdividers$11,932,579
    Real estate$11,120,327
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies$9,739,054
    Private Equity & Investment Firms$8,136,794
    Schools & colleges$7,284,807
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,955,108
    Democratic/Liberal$5,133,422
    Corporate lawyers & law firms$4,751,811
    Gas & Electric Utilities$4,393,042
    Investment banking$4,329,055
    Computer software$4,083,444
    Electric Power utilities$3,743,347
    Credit agencies & finance companies$2,659,367
    Advertising & public relations services$2,424,514
    Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$1,930,526
    Department, variety & convenience stores$1,688,657
    Teachers unions$1,136,425
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,071,268
    Education$596,972
    Commercial service unions$473,850
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$352,960
    Health & welfare policy$332,847
    Labor Unions$332,300
    Human Rights$42,250

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$5,133,422
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