Don Graham
Don Graham

Former Washington Post chairman Don Graham has hired Prime Policy Group, which is part of BCW, to work on legislation regarding immigration and the status of the “Dreamers."

In 2013, Graham founded TheDream.US, which via scholarships helps immigrant youth with financial support to attend partner colleges.

PPI chairman Charlie Black, who advised the presidential campaigns of Ronald Reagan, Bush I, Bush II and John McCain, and former Tennessee Democratic Congressman John Tanner are members of PPI’s five-member immigration team.

TheDream.US donors include Don Graham and Amanda Bennett, Jeff & MacKenzie Bezos, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, PepsiCo Foundation, Robin Hood Foundation, Coca-Cola Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Florida International University, Arizona State University, University of Houston, San Jose State, Marymount University, Texas A&M, Delaware State, Miami Dade College, Brooklyn College, Benedictine University, Rutgers and Dominican University are college partners of the program.

TheDream.US has granted more than $140M in scholarships. There were 3,300-plus DREAMer scholars enrolled in the Fall of 2018.