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DREAM Act Coming Up Again

March 24, 2009 - by Avelino Maestas

It looks like Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) is going to reintroduce the DREAM Act early next week. It's a controversial piece of legislation that would grant temporary residency for graduating high-school students who are immigrants and are not legal residents. Students who comply would be granted a six-year temporary residency, and if they obtain a degree or fulfill a military service requirement, they would earn permanent residency.

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