One of the options connected to the DREAM Act is for students to enlist in the U.S. military so that they can regularize their status. This is a real threat to DREAMers, since the current suicide rate of military (active or discharged) is extremely high.
see this democracynow.org interview:
Democracy Now - April 29, 2009The US military is grappling with a record number of soldier suicides. At least thirteen soldiers took their lives last month. That’s down from the twenty-four military suicides in January and eighteen in February, but still in line with the most number of suicides since record keeping began. As many as 143 soldiers reportedly took their own lives last year. We speak with Emma Prophet, an investigator at the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office. link