THE DREAM ACT
THE DREAM ACT
NAME: LUCY ENEONYIKPE OGBOLE
COURSE: SOC 203A(GLOBAL VILLAGE)
ASSIGNMENT: INQUIRY 2 (HUMAN RIGHT FORUM)
INDIVIDUAL POSITION ESSAY.
WORD COUNT: 782
DATE: TUESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2013
Globalization can be defined basically as the international integration of countries developing from the interchange of worldviews, goods, services, ideas, culture, religion, politics etc. In short, it is the relationship of people of different views from different countries breaking the natural boundary that separate countries.
The DREAM act being the acronym for Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors is an American legislative proposed bill that provides conditional permanent residency to certain illegal aliens of good moral character who graduate from U.S. high schools, arrived in the United States as minors, and lived in the country continuously for at least five years prior to the bill’s enactment. The act is a combination of immigration, education and globalization, which is a vital key.
I take the pro globalist position that supports the idea of globalization and all consequences it brings. My stance is that “the DREAM act is the big step in advancing and promoting globalization in the world in terms of education and immigration moving the world while breaking natural boundaries to becoming a global village.” The DREAM Act serves the pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants with the use of a green card by undocumented residents who had come to the U.S at the age of 15 or younger, graduated from an American high school and completed either 2 years at an institution of higher learning or times in the armed forces. The act seems to be very important to the armed forces because it will contribute to the military’s recruitment efforts and readiness. This act seems to be limited and targeted at only the best and brightest young people in order to gain legal...