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Will the Senate authorize the DREAM Act?

An immigration officer holds a child by his arm.
An immigration officer holds a child by his arm.
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is likely to attach the DREAM Act to a defense authorization bill, due to be voted on Tuesday. The measure would allow undocumented college students and men and woman in the military a path to U.S. citizenship. How many people would be affected by the DREAM Act? And do you support legal status for illegal immigrants who have sought an education or military service?


Angie Kelley, Vice President for Immigration Policy and Advocacy, Center for American Progress

Jon Feere, Legal Policy Analyst, Center for Immigration Studies