Editorial - New York Times
...The Dream Act will not fix immigration from the border to the workplace to the future flow of Americans-in-waiting. It’s just a down payment on future reform.
But Republicans won back the House in the recent election, so immigration hard-liners are coming. The Obama administration has the deportation machinery expelling 400,000 people a year. Victorious Republicans have vowed to tear the country apart until they find and expel the last of 11 million undocumented.
The question then becomes, whom don’t we deport? Let’s start with college students and soldiers who didn’t ask to come here without papers, who want to better themselves and serve their country... link to complete article