Over three million students graduate from U.S. high schools every year. Most get the opportunity to test their dreams and live their American story. However, a group of approximately 65,000 youth annually are not eligible for federal or state financial aid for college because they were brought to this country by their parents without legal permission.
The Harvest of Hope Foundation believes that documented and undocumented children of migrant farm workers should be offered the same opportunity to the education that all American students have access to. In support of this, the Foundation manages several educational funds to provide scholarships to children of migrant farm workers attending college or other post-secondary education.
For more information regarding the various types of migrant farm worker educaitonal assistance and services we offer, please contact the foundation president, Phil Kellerman at email@example.com.
The DREAM Act is a bipartisan legislation ‒ pioneered by Sen. Orin Hatch [R-UT] and Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] ‒ that can solve this hemorrhaging injustice in our society. Under the rigorous provisions of the DREAM Act, qualifying undocumented youth would be eligible for a 6 year long conditional path to citizenship that requires completion of a college degree or two years of military service. Read More