Illegal Immigrant Students Push Senators for Path to Citizenship

Young illegal immigrant college students who would be eligible for a conditional path to legal residency under the narrowly-tailored DREAM Act are stepping up pressure on lawmakers to pass the measure this year, independent of comprehensive immigration reform, which has failed to gain traction in Congress. Twenty-one immigrant students were arrested Tuesday following sit-ins at offices of Democratic and Republican senators on Capitol Hill. The protests are the latest acts of defiance that have...Full Story
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