In an open letter to the Huffington Post, a number of national immigration scholars - including UCI social sciences faculty and graduate alumni - make a public plea for support and passage of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, a federal bill aimed at providing immigration relief to undocumented students. Included among the social sciences faculty signatures: Frank D. Bean, sociology; Susan Brown, sociology; Leo Chavez , anthropology; Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and political science; Cynthia Feliciano, Chicano/Latino studies and sociology; Jennifer Lee, sociology; and Rubén G. Rumbaut, sociology. 

A full copy of the letter is available on line at

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