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House Joins Senate in Offering Dreamers a Path to Citizenship

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced a bill that would give undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children a chance to earn permanent residency.

Democratic Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard and Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announced Wednesday the legislation that would protect the group of people known as DREAMers by also giving them a path to U.S. citizenship.

The bill mirrors the bipartisan effort introduced in the Senate last week by Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Lindsey Graham.

“This bicameral DREAM Act is the most progressive yet, and moves the ball forward for protecting DREAMers, individuals who have …read more

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