ADVOCACY

NJHSA is constantly advocating on behalf of our Member Agencies and the communities they serve.

Learn about the most current issues the NETWORK is supporting below. 

Earlier this month, Senators Dick Durbin (D., IL) and Lindsey Graham (R., SC) introduced the DREAM Act of 2017. This modernized version of prior legislation would provide several potential pathways to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children. Notably, immigrants would be eligible for status under DREAM if they earned certain middle-skill credentials, reflecting a longtime NSC recommendation. Read more about how Dreamers can help meet the demand for middle-skill workers in NSC's new fact sheet