Why don’t Dreamers become U.S. citizens? - We Welcome Refugees

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There is currently no pathway for Dreamers to apply for citizenship. Instead, they have to renew their DACA status every two years, paying almost $500 for each renewal. There are many other restrictions for Dreamers that limit their ability to thrive. They cannot vote, often do not qualify for higher education scholarships and cannot travel outside of the United States.

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