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House Republican Discloses a (Watered-Down) DREAM—What About the President?

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.
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Top Republicans Suddenly Back Immigration Reform After Latinos Overwhelmingly Back Obama

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (last year)

When Democrats tried to get the DREAM Act and a path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants through Congress in 2010, Republicans blocked the immigration reform measure in the Senate. But after a campaign in which GOP pres... Read Post

Rubio Takes The Dream Out Of DREAM Act

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

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

In Break From Republican Leadership, Key House Member Opposes Citizenship For DREAMers

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (8 months ago)

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) said on Monday that he would not support a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, including undocumented youths who were brought to this country by their parents. ... Read Post


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