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S. 2205 - Allows Certain Alien Students Who Are Long-Term United States Residents to Avoid Deportation

Immigration. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
The Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act), of 2007, allows undocumented students brought to the US before the age of sixteen, who have been here at least five years, to avoid deportation. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on passage on this bill.
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Allows Certain Alien Students Who Are Long-Term United States Residents to Avoid Deportation

S. 2205 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
The Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act), of 2007, allows undocumented students brought to the US before the age of sixteen, who have been here at least five years, to avoid deportation. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill 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 2007
  • DREAM Act of 2007
Sponsor
Richard Durbin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Immigration
  • Administrative procedure
  • Administrative remedies
  • Budgets
  • Children
  • Confidential communications
  • Congress
  • Congressional investigations
  • Criminal justice
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Deportation
  • Education
  • Executive departments
  • Federal aid to education
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Fraud
  • Higher education
  • Illegal aliens
  • Immigrant education
  • Labor
  • Law
  • Naturalization
  • Residence requirements
  • Student employment
  • Student loan funds
  • Students
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/18/2007
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S. 220510/24/2007This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
52 voted YES 44 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/18/2007
10/18/2007Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar10/19/2007Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 431.
10/22/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
10/22/2007Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to measure presented in Senate.
10/22/2007Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
10/24/2007Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
select this voteVote10/24/2007Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S. 2205
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$1,208,793
$1,032,526
$9,500
$387,919
$2,638,738
$0

opposed this bill

Human Rights (split) [About]
12 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2007

12 organizations supported this bill

American Immigration Lawyers Association
(n.d.). American Immigration Lawyers Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
(n.d.). Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. Retrieved n.d., from .
Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
(n.d.). Illionois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. Retrieved n.d., from .
Immigrant Law Center Of Minnesota
(n.d.). Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota. Retrieved n.d., from .
Immigration Equality
(n.d.). Immigration Equality. Retrieved n.d., from .
League of United Latin American Citizens
(n.d.). League of United Latin American Citizens. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association for College Admission Counseling
(n.d.). National Association for College Admission Counseling. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
(n.d.). National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Council of La Raza
(n.d.). National Council on La Raza. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Immigration Forum
(n.d.). National Immigration Forum. Retrieved n.d., from .
United Farm Workers
(n.d.). United Farm Workers. Retrieved n.d., from .
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
(n.d.). United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Retrieved n.d., from .

3 organizations opposed this bill

Americans for Legal Immigration
(n.d.). Americans for Legal Immigration PAC. Retrieved n.d., from .
Federation for American Immigration Reform
(n.d.). The Federation for American Immigration Reform. Retrieved n.d., from .
Grassfire.org
(n.d.). Grassfire.org. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$25,990$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,450$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$9,866$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$34,150$0
Bob BennettRUT$7,250$0
Joe BidenDDE$50,150$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$8,334$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,050$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$63,076$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$57,372$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$9,500$0
Jim BunningRKY$6,300$0
Richard BurrRNC$9,950$0
Robert ByrdDWV$2,350$0
Maria CantwellDWA$40,100$0
Ben CardinDMD$39,550$0
Tom CarperDDE$650$0
Bob CaseyDPA$107,880$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$30,000$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$296,882$0
Tom CoburnROK$4,275$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$41,879$0
Susan CollinsRME$6,250$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$8,450$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,500$0
John CornynRTX$44,775$0
Larry CraigRID$1,500$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$13,450$0
Chris DoddDCT$8,850$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$26,770$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$1,700$0
Byron DorganDND$3,750$0
Dick DurbinDIL$31,125$0
John EnsignRNV$5,400$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$57,725$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,350$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$17,550$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,700$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$250$0
Tom HarkinDIA$35,530$0
Orrin HatchRUT$11,250$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$14,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$5,300$0
Dan InouyeDHI$32,001$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$28,790$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$19,023$0
Ted KennedyDMA$26,400$0
John KerryDMA$26,630$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$57,700$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$32,600$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$27,960$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$5,800$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$9,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$29,121$0
Joe LiebermanICT$46,050$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$8,000$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$1,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$27,800$0
Mel MartinezRFL$45,250$0
John McCainRAZ$3,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$34,320$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$46,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$178,720$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$28,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,750$0
Patty MurrayDWA$37,250$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,200$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$22,418$0
Barack ObamaDIL$134,495$0
Mark PryorDAR$8,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$32,850$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,800$0
Ken SalazarDCO$44,565$0
Bernie SandersIVT$10,110$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$47,750$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,200$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$18,350$0
Gordon SmithROR$12,350$0
Olympia SnoweRME$13,100$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$82,257$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$69,204$0
Ted StevensRAK$10,300$0
John SununuRNH$1,500$0
Jon TesterDMT$15,358$0
John ThuneRSD$19,850$0
David VitterRLA$13,427$0
George VoinovichROH$7,750$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$34,110$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$14,650$0
Ron WydenDOR$9,600$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$25,990$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$17,450$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$9,866$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$34,150$0
Bob BennettRUT$7,250$0
Joe BidenDDE$50,150$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$8,334$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,050$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$63,076$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$57,372$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$9,500$0
Jim BunningRKY$6,300$0
Richard BurrRNC$9,950$0
Robert ByrdDWV$2,350$0
Maria CantwellDWA$40,100$0
Ben CardinDMD$39,550$0
Tom CarperDDE$650$0
Bob CaseyDPA$107,880$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$30,000$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$296,882$0
Tom CoburnROK$4,275$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$41,879$0
Susan CollinsRME$6,250$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$8,450$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,500$0
John CornynRTX$44,775$0
Larry CraigRID$1,500$0
Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$13,450$0
Chris DoddDCT$8,850$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$26,770$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$1,700$0
Byron DorganDND$3,750$0
Dick DurbinDIL$31,125$0
John EnsignRNV$5,400$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$57,725$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,350$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$17,550$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,700$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$250$0
Tom HarkinDIA$35,530$0
Orrin HatchRUT$11,250$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$14,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$5,300$0
Dan InouyeDHI$32,001$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$28,790$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$19,023$0
Ted KennedyDMA$26,400$0
John KerryDMA$26,630$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$57,700$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$32,600$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$27,960$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$5,800$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$9,000$0
Carl LevinDMI$29,121$0
Joe LiebermanICT$46,050$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$8,000$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$1,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$27,800$0
Mel MartinezRFL$45,250$0
John McCainRAZ$3,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$34,320$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$46,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$178,720$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$28,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,750$0
Patty MurrayDWA$37,250$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,200$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$22,418$0
Barack ObamaDIL$134,495$0
Mark PryorDAR$8,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,300$0
Harry ReidDNV$32,850$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,800$0
Ken SalazarDCO$44,565$0
Bernie SandersIVT$10,110$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$47,750$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,200$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$18,350$0
Gordon SmithROR$12,350$0
Olympia SnoweRME$13,100$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$82,257$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$69,204$0
Ted StevensRAK$10,300$0
John SununuRNH$1,500$0
Jon TesterDMT$15,358$0
John ThuneRSD$19,850$0
David VitterRLA$13,427$0
George VoinovichROH$7,750$0
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$34,110$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$14,650$0
Ron WydenDOR$9,600$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,208,793
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$1,032,526
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$387,919
Human Rights$19,800
Agricultural labor unions$9,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Human Rights$19,800
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