Durbin, Harkin, Dreamers, and Immigration Reform Supporters to Hold Immigration Forum in Ames, Iowa Next Friday

Event in Rep. Steve King's District to Put a Face on DREAMers; Push House to Consider Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. – US Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) announced today that they would be holding an immigration forum in Ames, Iowa next Friday, August 2, 2013. The event will feature DREAMers from across Iowa, farmers, students and small businesses that support the Senate’s approach to immigration reform. Full details of the forum will be released next week.


Senator Durbin is the author of the DREAM Act and one of the members of the so-called “Gang of Eight” which wrote the Senate’s immigration bill. Senator Harkin is a long-time supporter of comprehensive immigration reform.