What happens to a DREAM deferred? In 2010 Senate Republicans defeated the bipartisan legislation, which offered a path to citizenship for DREAMers—promising undocumented youth headed to college or the military, most of whom were brought to the United States at very young ages through no fault of their own. But now, the same party that stamped out DREAM is attempting to bring it back—somewhat.
Senator Marco Rubio missed the mark on the DREAM Act today when he said that he’d consider offering a path to legal status, but not citizenship, for undocumented students. As a Latino Republican, Rubio has been criticized for his st... Read Post
Yesterday, Senators Harry Reid and Dick Durbin sent a letter to the president requesting that the administration set up a process by which undocumented immigrants who might acquire a path to citizenship could apply for "deferred act... Read Post
The House of Representatives approved the Dream Act that offers a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who go to college or serve in the military. The vote was 216-198. The idea is not to punish children for what their pa... Read Post