The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, HR 6 This would give Dreamers, TPS (Temporary Protected Status) and DED (Delayed Extended Stay) people permanent status and a pathway to citizenship. Dreamers are people who entered the US as children under the age of 18, finished high school, and have lived here for over 4 years. The DACA program has not been accepting new applicants since 2017, but is allowing renewals, and there are over 100,000 Dreamers. The Resolution also calls for better standards for hardship, education, and a cap on fees.
ranks 50th in pre-K through grade 12 achievement. Including higher education, we stand at 49th. For the well-bring of our children and the future economic health of
our state, this situation must change. To tackle the task, the Governor has appointed New Mexican educational leader Dr. Karen Trujillo as the Secretary of the NM Public Education Department. At this forum Dr. Trujillo will outline the different pieces that need to work together to achieve a moon landing! Early childhood education is going to expand. Teacher and educational staff salaries will increase. New methods of accountability will be developed. More services and funding for at-risk students will be provided. There will be increased initiatives for Native American and multicultural/bilingual education. Parental and community input will be heard and valued. And so much more. There will be a lot to cover, but Dr. Trujillo is eager to answer your questions and will leave sufficient time to address issues of your concern.