Students Protest McCaskill's Decision

1 decade 7 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, November 07 2007 Nov 7, 2007 Wednesday, November 07, 2007 1:49:36 AM CST November 07, 2007 in News

The students will be expressing concern over Senator McCaskill's decision to vote in opposition of the DREAM Act.

 

The DREAM Act is a bill that would allow illegal immigrants under age 30 to remain in the United States and gain legal status if they are involved in the military or attending college.

 

They will also present a  letter with nearly 200 signatures from students, faculty, and staff at Westminster College and will participate in a public protest.

 

One student from the Westminster College Democrats Organization expressed her opinion.

  

"There is no logic in Senator McCaskill’s decision to vote the way she did," said College Democrats Vice President Julia Katich. “She was quoted on the morning of debate, saying she was 'torn' on the DREAM Act. Why did she vote a few hours later to end the debate if she was truly torn? She owes a lot of people a lot of answers.”

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