Photo Gallery: Secretary Solis Participates in Secretary Duncan's Student Conversations
(December 15, 2011)
- Secretary Solis joins Secretary Arne Duncan in a meeting with students and members of United States Student Association and United We Dream on DREAM Act, education-related issues.
- Secretary Solis speaks about her background as the first daughter of immigrant parents to graduate from a college.
- Secretary Solis relays the importance of higher education and DREAM Act.
- Secretaries Solis and Duncan listen to students, many of whom DREAMers, facing uncertain future of deportation.
- Secretary Duncan speaks about efforts to assist students who are undocumented, i.e., supporting the passage of DREAM Act.
- Victor Sanchez, the president of United States Student Association, asks a question on student loans relief.
- Secretary Solis speaks about her commitment to protect workers' rights in response to a student who tells the story of her father who is a day laborer facing many challenges.