The DREAM act is one of the most important pieces of legislation I’ve ever discussed on the floor of the house. It means everything to hundreds of thousands of de facto Americans. To them and all of us it is supremely important and supremely urgent. We have a choice between forcing the brain drain from our country or retaining the best and brightest to contribute to our country and make it stronger and more prosperous.
Though the DREAM Act failed to receive 60 votes in the Senate last month, Congressman Jared Polis (CO-2) continues to push for its passage. Watch his impassioned speech on the floor of the House of Representatives: