Friday, September 30, 2011

Church hears speakers for DREAM Act

About 300 houses of worship are taking part in a campaign to pass the DREAM Act. - - Donna Poisl

By: BERTRAND M. GUTIERREZ | Winston-Salem Journal

ELKIN -- Moises Serrano, a Mexican immigrant who was raised mostly in the United States but is not authorized to be in the country, didn't choose to cross the U.S. border.

Serrano was less than 2 at the time. His parents made that decision while fleeing poverty and violence about two decades ago — ultimately to pick tobacco fields as migrant workers in North Carolina, Serrano said Sunday in a small church in Elkin.

"My mom blames herself every day for bringing me here. She says, 'It's my fault.' … But I tell her not to blame herself. The people that I love are here. This is my country," Serrano said.
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