Steve Jobs' Widow Pushes For The Dream Act

Laurene Powell Jobs advocates to allow undocumented students to remain in US.

Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs, has built a bully pulpit.

Powell Jobs and Davis Guggenheim, a filmmaker, will launch a Web site to promote passage of immigration reform bill "The Dream Act," according to the San Jose Mercury News.

The Dream Act would give children of illegal immigrants who came to the US as minors permanent status, provided they graduated from high school and lived in the US for five years, the newspaper reported.

The new Web site, called "The Dream Is Now", would allow some of the young undocumented American high school graduates opportunities to upload videos describing their experiences, according to the newspaper.

Powell Jobs says her interest in the project was birthed when she worked with low-income children of immigrants in East Palo Alto.

"They're our children's friends. They are people we know. This is a huge national problem that needs resolution," Powell Jobs said.

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