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Does the 'DREAM Act' Have a Chance?

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The Chronicle of Higher Education has published an analysis of the prospects of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors, or "DREAM," Act, which was reintroduced in Congress this spring and would provide a path to legalization for undocumented students who graduate from U.S. high schools. ImmigrationProf Blog notes that the article will be free to nonsubscribers to the publication for a few days.

The article says there are "plenty of lawmakers who fiercely oppose the bill," but it "stands a good chance."

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I'm hoping that it will happen. So great kids can go to college. It does society no benefit to keep these students from getting an education. I have received petitions in my email account asking me to sign against the act. When I ask the people who have sent it to me, they usually don't have an idea of what it's about but think of it as giving illegal aliens a free pass. Districts have been asking for documents they shouldn't be asking for and ask new entrants why they are coming to the district, all in the hopes of scaring off illegals. There is a strong mentality to keep people out and there is not fear of not following the law.

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