DREAM Act

State Capitol News
5:18 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Attorneys Warn of Risks from President's Dream Program

Attorneys are warning today of the risks that may face those who apply for program announced last month by the president to allow some in this country illegally to remain. 

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Fronteras
3:59 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

Poll Finds Latino Voters Prefer Durbin Dream Act

Arizona native Raul Alcaraz; Lizbeth Mateo of Los Angeles, CA; Tania Unzueta of Chicago, Il; Mohammad Abdollahi of Ann Arbor, MI; and Yahaira Carrillo of Kansas City, MO, protest at US Sen. John McCain’s office, 5-17-10 in support of the DREAM Act.
Dreamer Movement

Latino voters prefer a DREAM Act that promises citizenship. They’re not so keen on an alternative DREAM Act proposed by Florida Senator Marco Rubio. That’s according to a new poll.

DREAM stands for Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors.  Rubio has suggested a DREAM Act tjat would provide undocumented youth temporary legal status, if they go to college or serve in the US military.  But it does not guarantee a path to citizenship.  Illinois Senator Dick Durbin's version would lead to permanent legal status. 

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