STATEMENT BY AAU PRESIDENT MARY SUE COLEMAN ON PRESIDENT-ELECT TRUMP’S COMMENTS ON “DREAMERS”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Barry Toiv
We appreciate President-elect Trump’s comments today regarding DREAMers – young people who were brought to this country by their families as children. Many
of them have never known life outside the United States and are now working hard to earn college degrees. As the President-elect said, this is a situation
that calls for a humanitarian approach.
We stand ready to work with the incoming administration as it seeks to implement such an approach, which we hope will permit students to continue their
education and contribute to American excellence.
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