With so much back and forth on the issue, it will be up to both Democrats and Republicans to come together and ensure that this is a victory for both Florida and undocumented youth, not their political parties.
The Dreamers have reminded us what being an American and living the American Dream is all about. They did so by freeing themselves of the fear of being undocumented and then freeing us to consider anew what defines us as a people.
No longer can we let our brightest minds languish and the work of our K-12 educators go the waste. We have the power to write the next chapter in this country's history. Let's give every child that calls our nation home a path to college.
The undocumented students I know are motivated and want to better themselves and their communities, so why should they struggle because of immigration status -- because they weren't lucky enough to be born in the U.S.?
Tom Tancredo, a former Republican Congressman from Colorado, has placed ads in Metro State University's newspaper seeking plaintiffs for a lawsuit seeking damages from the University's decision to offer undocumented students a reduced tuition rate.