The DREAM Act was presented to both the House of Representatives and the Senate. There has been excessive news and media coverage, resulting in many misinterpretations and misunderstandings of the bill itself. The current DREAM Act “was introduced on May 11, 2011, in the Senate (S. 952) by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and 32 fellow senators, and in the House of Representatives (H.R. 1842) by Reps. Howard Berman (D-CA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Lucille Roybal-Allard”(DREAM Act: Summary). There are certain restrictions and steps that have to be accomplished in order to get the residency.
Under the DREAM Act, most students who came to the U.S. at age 15 or younger at least five years before the date of the bil...
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