HALO is hosting a screening of the documentary “Papers,” along with two speakers from the KS/MO DREAM Alliance to discuss the issues surrounding the DREAM act, a piece of legislation that would allow undocumented Missouri teens to attend college.
- When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
- Where: Truman State University, Baldwin Hall Little Theater
“”Papers” is the story of undocumented youth and the challenges they face as they turn 18 without legal status.
There are approximately 2 million undocumented children who were born outside the U.S. and raised in this country. These are young people who were educated in American schools, hold American values, know only the U.S. as home and who, upon high school graduation, find the door to their future slammed shut”