Monday, April 18, 2011

Senate Dems To Obama: Stop Deporting DREAM Act Students

First Posted: 04/14/11 06:14 PM ET Updated: 04/14/11 06:22 PM ET - huffington post

Elise Foley

WASHINGTON -- Leading Senate Democrats, including Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nev.), called on the president on Wednesday to stop deporting undocumented young people who grew up in the United States.

A letter signed by 22 Senate Democrats asks President Barack Obama to use his executive authority to prevent deportation of young people who would have benefited from the DREAM Act, a bill that failed in the upper chamber last year. The legislation would have allowed undocumented immigrants who entered the U.S. as children to stay, provided they kept a clean record and either enrolled in college or joined the military...more

thanks to M.O. for sending this along

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