Thursday, November 11, 2010

Angst growing over immigration policies

There seems to be a possibility the DREAM Act can be passed this year. - - Donna Poisl

Undocumented arrivals fear a Republican crackdown on immigration, but some activists remain hopeful immigration reform will happen.


Fear is spreading among many day laborers in South Florida after Republicans won control of the House of Representatives, a move immigration activists say will make it more difficult -- if not impossible -- to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants.

But some activists who support legalization said Wednesday that separate immigration reform components could pass in the lame-duck Congress such as the DREAM Act, a bill that would give green cards to undocumented young students brought to the United States as babies or toddlers by their parents.

Even a Miami Republican political strategist, Ana Navarro, said the DREAM Act is still possible -- but only if Democrats are willing to reach out to Republicans.
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