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CHICAGO - Chicago Tribune - September 21, 2010
...Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wants to attach the DREAM Act to the bill. The provision would allow thousands of young illegal immigrants who attend college or join the military to become legal U.S. residents.----
Democrats say the immigration measure would boost military recruitment while Republicans say it would unfairly reward illegal immigrants with amnesty.
Reid has said a final vote on the defense policy bill may have to wait until after the elections...
NEW YORK - New York Times
Published: September 19, 2010
Congress may soon have a chance to repair, in a powerful way, the shambles it has made of immigration. It can pass an amendment to the defense authorization bill due to come before the Senate on Tuesday. The amendment is the Dream Act, an inspired bit of carving from the hugely ambitious, chronically unsuccessful comprehensive immigration reform...link
LOS ANGELES - LA Opinion
El Dream Act está en arena movediza
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Horas antes del voto para proceder al debate sobre el proyecto de ley de Defensa, el vehículo donde se adherirá la enmienda de Dream Act, no existe claridad respecto a su desenlace. En caso que no se logre avanzar ahora, la única opción para retomar temas relacionados con inmigración, se daría con posterioridad a las de elecciones de noviembre...link
WASHINGTON D.C. - Washington PostSenate to vote on path to citizenship for young illegal immigrants
The Senate will consider Tuesday whether hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children should be placed on a path to citizenship..link