Maryland Petition Forces Referendum on State Dream Act

With federal legislation perpetually stalled in Congress, 13 states have taken the Dream Act into their own hands, passing legislation to provide in-state tuition and reduce other funding barriers so that undocumented immigrants can attend college. Last week Maryland became the first state to try to overturn its version of the act. The Maryland State Board of Elections announced Thursday that opponents to the Dream Act had collected the required 55,736 signatures, or 3 percent of voters from...Full Story
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